The median contractor rate for a DBA was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 28 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.

Database Administrator
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.55% 1.47% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.54% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £475 £315 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.79% +29.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £315 £450
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 306 324 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.03% 95.58% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 215 157
Median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Merseyside

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Merseyside

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Merseyside

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Merseyside

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool +2 4 £488 +54.76% 1
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 18 (78.26%) SOA
2 18 (78.26%) Middleware
2 18 (78.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (78.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (73.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (69.57%) Performance Management
4 16 (69.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
5 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
6 11 (47.83%) Windows
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
10 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (13.04%) Statistics
10 3 (13.04%) Informix
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.04%) Unix
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) MySQL
10 3 (13.04%) IDERA
11 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
11 2 (8.70%) Docker
11 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
12 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 18 (78.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.04%) Informix
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) Middleware
1 18 (78.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) SOA
2 16 (69.57%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (73.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (69.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) IDERA