The median contractor rate for a DBA was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 62 72
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.71% 1.05% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.08% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Median daily rate £530 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.03% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £314 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £375 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £361
% change year-on-year +3.44% +0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.72 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.99% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 813 831 883
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.99% 97.19% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 592 654
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.96% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bristol region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (7.69%) REST
8 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat