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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 51 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.82% 0.44% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.46% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +1.40%
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
552 862 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.79% 94.83% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 403 475
Median daily rate £413 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £270 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 51 67
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (23.08%) DB2
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (15.38%) Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) High Availability
8 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (7.69%) .NET
9 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL
9 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (7.69%) Replication
9 1 (7.69%) C#
9 1 (7.69%) HTML
9 1 (7.69%) PHP
9 1 (7.69%) AIX
9 1 (7.69%) HPUX

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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) DB2
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow