The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 35 - 46
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.08% - 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +44.58% -27.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 265 291 393
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 95.67% 95.10% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 196 299
Median daily rate £440 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -2.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 20
Median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Bedfordshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Bedfordshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Bedfordshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Dunstable - 2 £375 -
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle