Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 120 95
Rank change year-on-year +27 -25 +17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 16 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.93% 0.77% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.81% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £380 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +68.89% -41.94%
10th Percentile £332 £323 £185
90th Percentile £429 £412 £380
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +3.13% -0.62% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £38.00

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 1,622 2,232 1,626
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.02% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 992 848
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £217 £225 £214
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 129 78
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.50 £42.62 £39.13
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.69% +5.82%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +8 12 £375 -1.32% 2
Buckingham - 2 £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 19 November 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) YAML
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Ansible
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Korn
5 4 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (25.00%) Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) DB2
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) DB2
3 4 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (25.00%) Security Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Optimisation
4 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) Korn
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) MCDBA
4 2 (12.50%) MCITP
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP