The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 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
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 97 90
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 60 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.07% 1.52% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.61% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 33
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £364
% change year-on-year +3.44% -0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
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 the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2718 3611 3541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.72% 94.78% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2238 2030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 203
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £45.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the North West

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in the North West

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in the North West

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in the North West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Lancashire +26 30 £375 +2.73% 1
Manchester +5 14 £363 -3.33% 6
Merseyside +3 9 £413 +85.39% 2
Cheshire +16 7 £343 -8.66% 2
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 80 (74.77%) SQL
2 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
3 42 (39.25%) Migration
4 34 (31.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (31.78%) Oracle
5 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
6 31 (28.97%) Oracle Database
7 27 (25.23%) Security Cleared
8 25 (23.36%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (23.36%) Windows
9 24 (22.43%) PL/SQL
10 22 (20.56%) SC Cleared
11 20 (18.69%) DB2
12 19 (17.76%) PowerShell
13 18 (16.82%) Replication
14 17 (15.89%) Oracle RMAN
14 17 (15.89%) Linux
14 17 (15.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 16 (14.95%) High Availability
15 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (14.02%) Clustering
17 13 (12.15%) Toad
17 13 (12.15%) Perl
17 13 (12.15%) TKPROF
18 12 (11.21%) Performance Monitoring
18 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2016
18 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (11.21%) zOS
18 12 (11.21%) Finance

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.87%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) SAN
2 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.80%) SSH
4 2 (1.87%) DMZ
4 2 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.87%) LAN
4 2 (1.87%) VLAN
4 2 (1.87%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
2 34 (31.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (28.97%) Oracle Database
4 20 (18.69%) DB2
5 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (12.15%) TKPROF
7 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (7.48%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
12 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (2.80%) Power BI
14 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Toad
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (11.21%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Banking
2 5 (4.67%) Local Government
3 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (5.61%) .NET
3 3 (2.80%) Middleware
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.93%) JSON
4 1 (0.93%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Replication
2 15 (14.02%) Clustering
3 7 (6.54%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.36%) Windows
2 17 (15.89%) Linux
3 12 (11.21%) zOS
4 8 (7.48%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.61%) Unix
7 5 (4.67%) AIX
7 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.74%) Solaris
9 3 (2.80%) HPUX
9 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.25%) Migration
2 25 (23.36%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (14.95%) High Availability
4 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.21%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (9.35%) ETL
6 9 (8.41%) Performance Optimisation
7 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.48%) Data Integration
7 8 (7.48%) SQL Optimisation
8 7 (6.54%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.54%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (6.54%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (4.67%) CRM
10 4 (3.74%) Database Tuning
10 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.74%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.80%) Database Mirroring
11 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (74.77%) SQL
2 24 (22.43%) PL/SQL
3 19 (17.76%) PowerShell
4 13 (12.15%) Perl
5 11 (10.28%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.80%) C++
8 2 (1.87%) R
9 1 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.87%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.87%) Docker
3 2 (1.87%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (15.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (8.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (5.61%) Data Guard
3 6 (5.61%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (2.80%) SCOM
5 2 (1.87%) Perfmon
5 2 (1.87%) SCCM
5 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (31.78%) Oracle
2 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.74%) IBM
4 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.80%) VMware
5 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
5 2 (1.87%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.87%) HP
5 2 (1.87%) Kofax
5 2 (1.87%) NetApp
5 2 (1.87%) Tableau
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.93%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.93%) RedGate
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas
6 1 (0.93%) Vertica
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