The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 61 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.25% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £400 - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
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
672 778 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.65% 96.29% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 406 365
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (35.71%) DB2
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Remedy
7 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
7 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) People Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) DB2
3 4 (28.57%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Easytrieve
5 1 (7.14%) IDMS
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) CA