Period
to 24 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £468 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

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
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 43 65
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 16 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.49% 1.65% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.74% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Devon median daily rate £468 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +20.00% -
South West median daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £39.49 - £41.00

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 610 460 617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 94.65% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 239 377
Devon median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £223 £250
90th Percentile £600 £519 £521
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +7.44% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 40
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -60.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.15 £9.82 £11.67
90th Percentile £91.50 £43.75 £45.00
South West median hourly rate £41.13 £33.23 £37.50
% change year-on-year +23.75% -11.38% +10.29%

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 24 July 2019.

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 24 July 2019. 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 0 9 £464 +10.48%
Plymouth - 1 - -
DBA
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
7 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2017
7 9 (56.25%) Windows
7 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
8 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (43.75%) Change Management
9 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (37.50%) High Availability
10 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
11 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (31.25%) Local Government
11 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
12 1 (6.25%) ETL
12 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Licensing

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2017
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (31.25%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
1 7 (43.75%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (37.50%) High Availability
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
4 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft