The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 69 99 90
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 21 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.61% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Median daily rate £338 £394 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +18.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £362 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -6.66% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £28.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +57.72% -28.67%  

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 1240 1696 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.87% 94.54% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 981 810
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 48
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £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%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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 - 2
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 31 (93.94%) SQL
2 30 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 24 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
8 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
9 10 (30.30%) Migration
10 9 (27.27%) Replication
10 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (24.24%) .NET
12 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
12 7 (21.21%) High Availability
12 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (18.18%) ETL
13 6 (18.18%) CRM
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
14 5 (15.15%) Document Management
14 5 (15.15%) C++
14 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (15.15%) Performance Optimisation
14 5 (15.15%) SQL Optimisation

SQL 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 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SPSS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 24 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (9.09%) Power BI
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
10 2 (6.06%) Ingres
10 2 (6.06%) KNIME
10 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Unix
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Migration
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) High Availability
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (18.18%) CRM
4 6 (18.18%) ETL
5 5 (15.15%) Document Management
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (15.15%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Optimisation
6 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (6.06%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (6.06%) ETL Development
8 2 (6.06%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.15%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Tableau
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