The median contractor rate for a DBA was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol 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
South West / Bristol
Rank 62 60 47
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.97% 1.55% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.60% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 15
Median daily rate £338 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £385 £484
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 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 786 873 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.50% 96.68% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 608 549
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 27
Median hourly rate £23.84 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.42% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Bristol over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Bristol

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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 Bristol region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (33.33%) Data Management
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) Ingres
5 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
7 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Ingres
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (6.67%) MySQL
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) OAuth2
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
1 5 (33.33%) Data Management
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Server Patching
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) VMware