The median contractor rate for a DBA was £260 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 28 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 20 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.63% 0.81% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.81% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £260 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.82% +54.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 120 124 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 97.56% 100.00% 97.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 97
Median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Median hourly rate £12.10 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Ipswich

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Ipswich

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Ipswich

DBA Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 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 Ipswich region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) X++
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) Imperva
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Imperva
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft