Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 16 January 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 79 92
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 14 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.82% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.80% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £395 £208 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.36% -44.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £333 £185 £265
90th Percentile £420 £375 £423
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £225 £375
% change year-on-year +68.89% -40.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,617 1,127 1,688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 92.15% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 646 836
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £235 £244
90th Percentile £538 £575 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 49 79
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.93 £13.22 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.06% +5.76% -10.71%
10th Percentile £9.61 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.80 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%

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 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 16 January 2018, 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 13 (92.86%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (85.71%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (85.71%) DB2
3 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) DB2 UDB
5 8 (57.14%) Korn
5 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) Python
5 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
5 8 (57.14%) YAML
5 8 (57.14%) Task Automation
6 7 (50.00%) Capacity Management
6 7 (50.00%) Ansible
6 7 (50.00%) Security Management
6 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (42.86%) Finance
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) MySQL
7 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
7 6 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (28.57%) Degree
10 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
10 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
10 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
10 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) DB2
2 9 (64.29%) DB2 UDB
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) International Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) YAML
2 2 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (85.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (57.14%) Task Automation
4 7 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (50.00%) Security Management
5 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 8 (57.14%) Korn
2 8 (57.14%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) JCL
3 2 (14.29%) REXX
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (14.29%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft