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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 67 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.11% 1.04% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.09% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £275 £356 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £185 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £405 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.43 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.52% -
DBA
South East

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
847 1285 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.90% 95.68% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 698 647
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 48
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.61% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes +13 9 £275 +7.31%
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (29.41%) Unix
6 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) High Availability
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (17.65%) Statistics
8 3 (17.65%) Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) IBM
9 2 (11.76%) Replication
9 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
10 1 (5.88%) SCOM
10 1 (5.88%) Percona
10 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012

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 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) Statistics
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Percona