The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 31 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.11% 0.63% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.65% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £379 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
248 308 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.51% 96.86% 98.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 213 288
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Bedfordshire region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Bedford - 2 £325 -
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Bedfordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (14.29%) Information Security
6 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft