The median contractor rate for a DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 91 101
Rank change year-on-year -30 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 1.50% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.56% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 17
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £364
% change year-on-year +3.44% -0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  

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 2158 2438 2915
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.83% 96.21% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1391 1728
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 193 261
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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
Essex -26 4 £400 +33.33%
Hertfordshire -8 3 £425 +1.19% 1
Bedfordshire -9 2 £525 +55.55%
Suffolk +13 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £400 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £275 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 12 (36.36%) Oracle
4 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (27.27%) High Availability
6 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (27.27%) Clustering
7 8 (24.24%) Migration
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
7 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
7 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (15.15%) Unix
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) MCSE
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (12.12%) Change Management
11 4 (12.12%) Finance
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle RMAN

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 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (9.09%) DB2
8 3 (9.09%) DTS
8 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
8 3 (9.09%) MySQL
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) GitLab
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) JSF
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) XSD
3 1 (3.03%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.15%) Unix
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) High Availability
2 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Database Security
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) ERP
7 2 (6.06%) Information Management
7 2 (6.06%) ITSM
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.03%) ETL
8 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Korn
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) MCDBA
4 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 2 (6.06%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) OCP
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.03%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Progress
4 1 (3.03%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) ReadSoft
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
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