Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 24 May 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - +38 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.98% - 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Luton median daily rate £375 - £375
10th Percentile £363 - £363
90th Percentile £395 - £406
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 281 218 330
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.53% 98.20% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 158 233
Luton median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £259 £213 £258
90th Percentile £581 £595 £619
Bedfordshire median daily rate £443 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +4.12% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 19
Luton median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £50.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -72.22% +187.94%
10th Percentile £13.80 £11.90 £14.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £14.00 £50.78
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £45.11
% change year-on-year +14.29% -68.96% +100.49%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Luton

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Luton

DBA Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Luton region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft