The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

SQL Server Database Administrator
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 77 87
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.096% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +21.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.25

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 967 996 1155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.79% 95.68% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 522 524
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £250
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 34 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

SQL Server 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 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow