Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Database Administrator
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 143 141
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 22 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.68% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.73% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 37
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +1.56% +10.34%
10th Percentile £334 £357 £303
90th Percentile £655 £543 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £403 £383
% change year-on-year -0.62% +5.23% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £38.00 -

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 3747 3954 4661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.91% 92.28% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2138 2528
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £213
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 187 242
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.28 £46.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Slough +13 6 £650 +57.58%
Reading +9 5 £498 +28.39% 2
Bracknell 0 3 £550 +10.00%
Maidenhead -12 2 £353 -18.26%
Newbury - 1 £350 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Berkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) DB2
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (18.18%) SAP
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) AIX
5 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 4 (18.18%) MySQL
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) High Availability
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Firewall
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce

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 (4.55%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) DB2
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (18.18%) DB2 UDB
3 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) AIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) ETL
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) Database Security
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Runbook
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
5 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) MCDBA
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) SRDF
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.55%) Polycom
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec