Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 23 February 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 81 68
Rank change year-on-year -13 -13 +21
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 7 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.89% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.93% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59% +40.83%
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +20.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +11.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,450 1,287 1,289
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.83% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 725 647
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £564 £550 £571
East of England median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 93 131
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -21.62% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.19 £9.23
90th Percentile £45.10 £52.50 £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +15.00%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Hertfordshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Hertfordshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Hertfordshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £400 - 1
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Hertfordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (28.57%) Percona
5 1 (14.29%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Percona
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle