The median contractor rate for a DBA was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 67 91 70
Rank change year-on-year +24 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 22 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.69% 0.96% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.01% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 12
Median daily rate £338 £395 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.55% -5.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £343 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £401 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +44.58% -27.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1233 1676 1531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.77% 94.42% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 968 811
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.71 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +12.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £350 -
Stockport - 1 £275 -
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 32 (84.21%) SQL
2 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (31.58%) Windows
8 11 (28.95%) Migration
8 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (26.32%) Replication
10 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
11 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (21.05%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle
12 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (15.79%) High Availability
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (15.79%) CRM
14 5 (13.16%) Unix
14 5 (13.16%) C++
14 5 (13.16%) Change Management
14 5 (13.16%) ETL
14 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (13.16%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (13.16%) Document Management

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SPSS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DMZ
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (7.89%) Power BI
11 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
12 2 (5.26%) Ingres
12 2 (5.26%) KNIME
12 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Unix
6 4 (10.53%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.79%) CRM
4 6 (15.79%) High Availability
5 5 (13.16%) Change Management
5 5 (13.16%) Document Management
5 5 (13.16%) ETL
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (13.16%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Optimisation
6 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (5.26%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Software Licensing
8 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.16%) C++
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) R
5 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) OCP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.89%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Veritas
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