Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 16 October 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 54 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.06% 0.54% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.57% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Devon median daily rate £315 £343 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.03% +15.13% -38.50%
10th Percentile £227 £321 £279
90th Percentile £400 £352 £419
South West median daily rate £403 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +7.33% +11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 435 529 468
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.55% 94.80% 97.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 306 285
Devon median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £203 £213 £185
90th Percentile £522 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 49
Devon median hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.43% +40.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.25 £47.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +26.36% +8.37%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Devon

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Devon

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Devon over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Devon

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Devon

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 4 £315 -5.97%
Plymouth - 1 - - 1
DBA
South West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Devon region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (20.00%) systemd
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat