Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 60 47
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +7
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.70% 0.16% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.17% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Devon median daily rate £420 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.25% +18.52% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 447 578 394
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.07% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 359 236
Devon median daily rate £361 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +10.14% -1.43%
10th Percentile £195 £250 £185
90th Percentile £506 £491 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 41
Devon median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +17.65% +74.36%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £37.25 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.76% +11.54% +44.44%

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 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 20 August 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 - 5 £420 -
DBA
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
6 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
6 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (25.00%) Replication
7 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
7 2 (25.00%) Ansible
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (12.50%) Retail
8 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (12.50%) NHS
8 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (12.50%) Firewall
8 1 (12.50%) Apache
8 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (12.50%) Unix
8 1 (12.50%) Linux
8 1 (12.50%) systemd

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (12.50%) systemd
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat