The median contractor rate for a DBA was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 29 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.

Database Administrator
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 86 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 11 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.73% 0.67% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.69% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 21
Median daily rate £363 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £418 £380
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1461 1589 1607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.56% 96.42% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 935 881
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 64 99
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +5.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the East Midlands

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in the East Midlands

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in the East Midlands

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in the East Midlands

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +7 5 £320 +6.66% 2
Northamptonshire +1 4 £388 -1.27%
Leicestershire - 1 £400 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle
4 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (12.50%) High Availability
8 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 3 (12.50%) Replication
8 3 (12.50%) ETL
8 3 (12.50%) Retail
8 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (8.33%) MySQL
9 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (8.33%) Unix
9 2 (8.33%) Windows
9 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (8.33%) Data Management
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (8.33%) Clustering
9 2 (8.33%) Change Management
9 2 (8.33%) Migration

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) MySQL
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (4.17%) DTS
7 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) HPUX
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 3 (12.50%) ETL
2 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Data Management
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Korn
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat