The median contractor rate for a Senior DBA was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Senior Database Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 594 597
Rank change year-on-year +29 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 24 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.064% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.067% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £311 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £589 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 41139 48919 48101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.23% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26872 32291 29651
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1389 1923
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.07 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in England

Senior DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior DBA in England

Senior DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DBA in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior DBA in England

Senior DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior DBA in England

Senior DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
South East +24 10 £338 -15.62% 3
East of England -12 4 - -
North West - 4 £450 - 1
London +9 3 £513 +7.89% 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +24 1 - - 4
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 17 (54.84%) Oracle
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
6 10 (32.26%) High Availability
6 10 (32.26%) Migration
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) ITIL
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (25.81%) Clustering
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (22.58%) Change Management
9 7 (22.58%) Replication
9 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (22.58%) SAN
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
10 6 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) Project Management

Senior DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
5 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (19.35%) DB2
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (9.68%) MySQL
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (9.68%) TKPROF
10 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
10 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
10 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Toad
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XSD
3 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 7 (22.58%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Unix
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) AIX
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) High Availability
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (22.58%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Change Control
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.90%) Data Management
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
8 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) Master Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) WFM
9 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
3 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) VB
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCDBA
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PMO
2 2 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (16.13%) SCOM
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) OpenView
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Siebel
3 3 (9.68%) Veritas
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
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