The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 69 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.12% 0.84% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.88% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £363 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +11.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
787 907 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.81% 95.78% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 446 551
Median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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

1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
4 3 (30.00%) Replication
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) IDERA
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Power BI
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) PHP

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) IDERA
2 1 (10.00%) Percona
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk