Period
to 25 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 132 109
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 31 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 0.70% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.74% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 27
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.50% -12.67%
10th Percentile £304 £306 £267
90th Percentile £436 £587 £388
North West median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £42.75 - £43.00

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 2,737 2,717 2,719
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.90% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,758 1,742 1,741
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £245 £225 £219
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 125 63
Manchester median hourly rate £17.46 £17.43 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.14% +12.45% -9.62%
10th Percentile £12.84 £12.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.95 £42.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -18.63%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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
Bolton - 4 £368 -
Wigan - 1 - -
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
6 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
6 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (16.13%) Replication
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) MySQL
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (12.90%) MCTS
8 4 (12.90%) MCITP
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.90%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (9.68%) High Availability
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (9.68%) Linux
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
5 4 (12.90%) MySQL
6 3 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (6.45%) DB2
7 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.45%) Riak
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.23%) QlikView
8 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Gradle
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (3.23%) Database Security
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCITP
1 4 (12.90%) MCTS
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) RedGate
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas