Period
to 10 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £268 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 West > Bristol
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 111 95
Rank change year-on-year +33 -16 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 8 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 0.21% 0.42% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.44% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Median daily rate £268 £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.88% -7.33% -7.69%
South West median daily rate £325 £455 £395
% change year-on-year -28.57% +15.19% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £39.49 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 897 1,830 1,735
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 96.47% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 1,221 1,106
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £256
90th Percentile £613 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £463 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +6.32% +8.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 76 63
Median hourly rate £23.00 £34.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.81% +26.36% -1.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £12.80
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £47.40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.13 £31.00
% change year-on-year -14.89% +32.66% -19.48%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DBA in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DBA in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 Bristol region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle