The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 54 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.36% 1.03% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.07% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £275 £256 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
DBA
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
624 935 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.98% 96.69% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 517 473
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £15.00
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 Milton Keynes

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) High Availability
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (18.75%) Statistics
8 3 (18.75%) Clustering
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) IBM
9 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (6.25%) SCOM
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft