Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 95 105
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 +12
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.80% 0.92% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.99% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £225 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.89% -41.94% +19.23%
10th Percentile £323 £185 £265
90th Percentile £412 £380 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year -0.62% +4.55% +2.67%
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 2249 1620 2528
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 93.10% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 842 1271
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 78 108
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £42.50 £39.13 £31.10
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

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 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 November 2017. 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 -21 18 £380 +68.89%
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) DB2
2 16 (84.21%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (78.95%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (73.68%) Task Automation
4 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
5 13 (68.42%) Oracle
5 13 (68.42%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (68.42%) DB2 UDB
6 12 (63.16%) SQL
6 12 (63.16%) Linux
6 12 (63.16%) Python
6 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
6 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
6 12 (63.16%) YAML
7 11 (57.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (57.89%) Capacity Management
7 11 (57.89%) MySQL
7 11 (57.89%) Security Management
8 9 (47.37%) Unix
9 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
9 8 (42.11%) Ansible
9 8 (42.11%) Korn
10 7 (36.84%) Windows
10 7 (36.84%) Finance
11 5 (26.32%) Degree
12 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
13 3 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
13 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) DB2
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) DB2 UDB
3 13 (68.42%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
5 11 (57.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (57.89%) MySQL
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) International Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) YAML
2 2 (10.53%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (78.95%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (73.68%) Task Automation
4 11 (57.89%) Capacity Management
4 11 (57.89%) Security Management
5 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Python
1 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
2 8 (42.11%) Korn
3 2 (10.53%) JCL
3 2 (10.53%) REXX
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft