Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 October 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 140 148
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 25 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.64% 0.55% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.60% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 11
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +8.28%
10th Percentile £318 £326 £300
90th Percentile £488 £655 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +8.55% -5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,618 3,670 4,124
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 92.10% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,852 1,930 2,231
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 138 195
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -32.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.92 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.70 £39.75 £42.40
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Berkshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Berkshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Berkshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Berkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 7 £450 -4.76% 2
Wokingham -7 6 £400 +14.29%
Bracknell +1 3 £425 -22.73%
Newbury - 2 £331 - 2
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Berkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Unix
3 9 (36.00%) IaaS
4 8 (32.00%) OpenVMS
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Replication
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) Banking
8 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (8.00%) Big Data
8 2 (8.00%) High Availability
8 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
8 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) IaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.00%) HDInsight
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Unix
3 8 (32.00%) OpenVMS
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) High Availability
3 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Data Science
4 1 (4.00%) Database Security
4 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.00%) Lumension
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) VMware