The median contractor rate for a DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank - 41 29
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - 1.13% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.18% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £400 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +122.22%  
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 £41.25 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +44.58% -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 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 333 339 289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 94.07% 95.76% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 217 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £200
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 21 12 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Coventry

DBA Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 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 Coventry region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle