Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 36 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.82% 3.18% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 3.37% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Merseyside median daily rate £335 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.90% +6.15% -16.13%
10th Percentile £314 £216 £275
90th Percentile £381 £391 £350
North West median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +12.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 466 563 730
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 94.15% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 333 353
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £203 £213 £159
90th Percentile £550 £513 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 31
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £19.31 £25.01 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% -21.95% +27.81%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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 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 6 months to 19 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
Liverpool -16 4 £335 -8.22%
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 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 Merseyside region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Redis
2 3 (75.00%) Liquibase
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Liquibase
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared