The median contractor rate for a DBA was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.69% 1.84% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.97% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Median daily rate £413 £223 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.39% -36.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  

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 320 305 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.81% 93.56% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 161 176
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Wirral - 5 £350 -
Liverpool -4 4 £419 +88.20% 2
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (42.86%) QA
3 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Docker
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

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 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Complex ETL
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft