The median contractor rate for a DBA was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 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 of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 112 101
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 22 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.04% 0.45% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.46% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 14
Median daily rate £350 £379 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.59% +31.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £294 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £393 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.39%  
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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2027 2371 2568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.48% 96.38% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1381 1443
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the East of England

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in the East of England

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in the East of England

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in the East of England

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £320 +6.66% 8
Essex -5 4 £269 -7.32% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Norfolk - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -3 2 £450 +16.12% 5
Suffolk - 2 £260 - 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 of England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (58.14%) SQL
3 19 (44.19%) Oracle
4 17 (39.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (39.53%) Oracle Database
5 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (23.26%) High Availability
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (23.26%) Clustering
8 10 (23.26%) ITIL
8 10 (23.26%) Windows
8 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (16.28%) Migration
11 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (16.28%) MCSE
11 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
11 7 (16.28%) Data Guard
11 7 (16.28%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (13.95%) Change Management
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
13 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (11.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.33%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle Database
2 17 (39.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (9.30%) DTS
10 3 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.33%) MS Access
11 1 (2.33%) MySQL
11 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Advertising
1 2 (4.65%) Local Government
2 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.33%) JSF
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) AIX
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) High Availability
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) Database Security
5 5 (11.63%) SOA
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.98%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (6.98%) Information Management
6 3 (6.98%) ITSM
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.65%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
8 1 (2.33%) E-business
8 1 (2.33%) Scrum
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) MCSE
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (6.98%) MCDBA
4 3 (6.98%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) OCP
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) OCA
6 1 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Data Guard
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (9.30%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.33%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.33%) OpenView
5 1 (2.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Progress
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Imperva
4 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.33%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) Teradata
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