The median contractor rate for a DBA was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 30 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.

Database Administrator
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 71 79
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 0.94% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.98% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £438 £353 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.11% +34.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £400 £285
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 £42.50 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +48.96% -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 Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 970 1016 1149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.72% 95.58% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 534 522
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +39.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 4 £325 -12.16% 2
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) DB2
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Replication
4 2 (18.18%) Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) IDERA
5 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (9.09%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) DB2 UDB

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) DB2
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) HPUX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) IDERA
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk