Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Database Administrator
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 125 76
Rank change year-on-year +14 -49 +20
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 31 31 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.05% 0.87% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.93% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 50
Manchester median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £252 £271 £275
90th Percentile £586 £444 £450
North West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +12.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £15.69 - -
North West median hourly rate £34.00 - £41.80

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 2787 3349 3593
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.42% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 2140 2076
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £238 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 81 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +6.78%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.53
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.88% -20.00% +25.00%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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
Salford +4 4 £250 -27.27%
Stockport - 4 £588 - 1
Altrincham - 2 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
4 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
5 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (25.81%) Unix
7 7 (22.58%) Migration
7 7 (22.58%) Clustering
8 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
9 5 (16.13%) Replication
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (16.13%) High Availability
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (12.90%) Database Security
10 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (12.90%) ETL
10 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.90%) .NET
10 4 (12.90%) SAN
11 3 (9.68%) HP
11 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.68%) DB2
11 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared

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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) PBX
2 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
3 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (9.68%) DB2
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (6.45%) OLAP
7 2 (6.45%) OLTP
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (6.45%) Star Schema
8 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) DCOM
3 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) XSD
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.23%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
2 5 (16.13%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) BYOD
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) Unix
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) HPUX
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.23%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) High Availability
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Database Security
4 4 (12.90%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Encryption
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.45%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Presales
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Optimisation
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB
2 2 (6.45%) XPath
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.45%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com