Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 15 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 62 52
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 +24
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.13% 0.29% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.31% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £413 £463 £313
90th Percentile £438 £488 £413
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £42.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 709 649 609
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.44% 94.19% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 361 314
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £375 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £281 £205 £218
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 92 58
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.29 £16.83 £13.68
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.38 £52.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £27.19
% change year-on-year -52.00% +37.93% +32.62%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Cambridge

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Cambridge

DBA Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 15 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 Cambridge region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RedGate
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) RedGate