Period
to 15 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 96 81
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 +12
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.28% 1.18% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.24% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.45% +9.23%
10th Percentile £360 £257 £324
90th Percentile £388 £392 £425
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +15.38% -5.80% +10.40%
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 1,484 1,448 1,389
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.20% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 731 763
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £221 £275 £231
90th Percentile £550 £538 £527
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 56 50
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.96 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.16% +33.02% -8.93%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.15 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.80 £20.88 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.31% +23.75% -6.67%

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 15 July 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 Milton Keynes region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) DB2
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
2 12 (60.00%) DB2 UDB
2 12 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (55.00%) YAML
3 11 (55.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (55.00%) Ansible
3 11 (55.00%) Korn
3 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) Python
4 10 (50.00%) Security Management
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) MySQL
5 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) Spanish Language
7 7 (35.00%) Migration
7 7 (35.00%) Task Automation
8 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
8 6 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (25.00%) Banking
9 5 (25.00%) IBM
9 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) DB2
2 12 (60.00%) DB2 UDB
3 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (45.00%) MySQL
5 6 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (15.00%) Redis
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Spanish Language
3 5 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Unix
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (50.00%) Security Management
3 9 (45.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) Task Automation
5 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
8 2 (10.00%) People Management
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Bash Shell
1 11 (55.00%) Korn
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) IBM