Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 11.54% 4.85% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.54% 4.95% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Bedford median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Contract vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 78 101 58
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.06% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 71 47
Bedford median daily rate £315 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.10% +7.10% -0.64%
10th Percentile £125 £275 £170
90th Percentile £500 £450 £484
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £436 £425
% change year-on-year -2.58% +2.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Bedford median hourly rate £15.00 £11.33 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.45% -62.25% +71.43%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.05 £40.00
% change year-on-year +24.48% -69.88% +128.57%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Bedford

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Bedford

DBA Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedford region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (88.89%) RedGate
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) RedGate