Period
to 23 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 122 103
Rank change year-on-year +28 -19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £393 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +106.58% -49.33%
10th Percentile £293 £319 £185
90th Percentile £438 £421 £425
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% +18.42% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,473 2,107 1,639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 94.36% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 1,011 864
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +4.92%
10th Percentile £210 £235 £232
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 111 77
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +25.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.16 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.01% +2.86% -7.89%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +28 4 £425 +13.33% 1
Buckingham - 3 £425 -
High Wycombe - 1 £275 -
Aylesbury - 1 £325 -
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Finance

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware