Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 75 68
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.67% 0.66% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.71% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Coventry median daily rate £388 £348 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.35% -18.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £333 £185 £413
90th Percentile £451 £438 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £358
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.10% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 693 980 669
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.90% 92.80% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 703 440
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £290 £213
90th Percentile £550 £540 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 48
Coventry median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -6.25% -39.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £39.18 £39.50 £25.64
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Coventry over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (40.00%) CommVault
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

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 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle