The median contractor rate for a DBA was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 29 June 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 54 60
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 14 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.88% 1.49% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.54% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £345 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.79% -3.15%  
10th Percentile £251 £321 £319
90th Percentile £394 £362 £388
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £345 £350
% change year-on-year -5.79% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 719 649 810
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.51% 96.72% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1415 2006
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
10th Percentile £270 £250 £225
90th Percentile £538 £523 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 133
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £9.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £20.93 £15.88 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.70 £12.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +55.83% -25.65%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Milton Keynes

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Milton Keynes

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Milton Keynes

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Milton Keynes

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Milton Keynes region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) Problem Management
3 8 (44.44%) Process Improvement
4 7 (38.89%) DB2
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (27.78%) DB2 UDB
6 5 (27.78%) YAML
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
6 5 (27.78%) Security Management
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
6 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (27.78%) Task Automation
7 4 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) Ansible
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
10 1 (5.56%) AIX
10 1 (5.56%) Unix
10 1 (5.56%) Finance
10 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
10 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) DB2
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
3 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (22.22%) MySQL
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Problem Management
1 8 (44.44%) Process Improvement
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Security Management
2 5 (27.78%) Task Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle