Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 112 124
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 -33
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 27 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.84% 0.99% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.04% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 25
Manchester median daily rate £394 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £356 £251 £271
90th Percentile £461 £586 £437
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £15.69 -
North West median hourly rate - £34.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 3,036 2,781 3,230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.40% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,927 1,784 2,063
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £238 £228
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 115 73
Manchester median hourly rate £19.59 £17.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.38% +16.20% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.35 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.63 £41.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.53% +12.86% -11.39%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport 0 1 £360 -38.72% 2
Wigan - 1 - - 2
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle
6 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
6 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (18.52%) Replication
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (14.81%) Data Guard
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 3 (11.11%) Migration
10 3 (11.11%) MySQL
10 3 (11.11%) Linux
10 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
10 3 (11.11%) Riak
11 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (7.41%) Change Data Capture
11 2 (7.41%) ETL
11 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (11.11%) MySQL
7 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 3 (11.11%) Riak
8 2 (7.41%) DB2
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Gradle
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Database Security
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Data Guard
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) IBM