Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 109 95
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 22 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.19% 1.12% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.16% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36% -21.43%
10th Percentile £332 £270 £185
90th Percentile £410 £422 £359
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +3.13% -0.62% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1,760 2,154 1,698
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 96.59% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 959 903
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £217 £215 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 105 67
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £43.45 £58.25 £40.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 +13 20 £375 - 7
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £238 - 4
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 14 (63.64%) DB2
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) DB2 UDB
3 12 (54.55%) Unix
3 12 (54.55%) Ansible
4 11 (50.00%) Python
4 11 (50.00%) Oracle
4 11 (50.00%) YAML
5 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
5 10 (45.45%) Korn
6 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (40.91%) Security Management
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (31.82%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
8 7 (31.82%) MySQL
9 6 (27.27%) Degree
9 6 (27.27%) Spanish Language
9 6 (27.27%) Task Automation
9 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
10 5 (22.73%) Migration
10 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
11 4 (18.18%) Windows
11 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) DB2
2 13 (59.09%) DB2 UDB
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
4 7 (31.82%) MySQL
5 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (13.64%) Redis
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.55%) Power BI
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Spanish Language
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Unix
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Security Management
2 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (27.27%) Task Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (9.09%) ITSM
8 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
9 1 (4.55%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 10 (45.45%) Korn
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) MCDBA
4 2 (9.09%) MCITP
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau