Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 88 118
Rank change year-on-year -52 +30 -38
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 17 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.56% 1.65% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.74% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 13
Manchester median daily rate £375 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.53% -2.67%
10th Percentile £316 £268 £278
90th Percentile £470 £388 £405
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £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 2,913 2,532 3,453
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 94.97% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,865 1,537 1,980
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.90% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 74 75
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -8.82% +22.57%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.65 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 2 £375 +36.36% 1
Salford -2 2 £250 -28.57%
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Replication
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Ambari
9 2 (11.76%) Database Security
9 2 (11.76%) Oozie
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
9 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
9 2 (11.76%) High Availability
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (11.76%) Big Data
9 2 (11.76%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
10 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
10 1 (5.88%) Power BI
10 1 (5.88%) Patch Management

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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
6 2 (11.76%) Big Data
6 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.88%) OLTP
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.88%) Power BI
7 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) Riak
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Database Security
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (5.88%) Server Building
5 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ambari
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (11.76%) Oozie
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau