The median contractor rate for a DBA was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 28 June 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.20% 0.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £361
% change year-on-year +3.44% +0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.72 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.99% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 237 386 302
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 94.80% 93.46% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 230 201
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £286 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £39.80 £25.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Coventry

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Coventry

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Coventry

DBA Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Coventry region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle