Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 75 79
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 1.36% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.40% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +44.00%
10th Percentile £335 £291 £333
90th Percentile £506 £475 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.39% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -

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 1472 1353 1502
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 96.71% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 780 760
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 83 155
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +12.25%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.50 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 November 2017. 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 +7 4 £400 -5.88% 3
Watford -9 4 £355 +4.41%
Rickmansworth - 2 £650 -
Stevenage -10 1 £330 +20.00%
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Hertfordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (46.15%) High Availability
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (30.77%) Statistics
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
7 3 (23.08%) Unix
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Clustering
9 1 (7.69%) Data Management
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) DB2
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) High Availability
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp