Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 77 91
Rank change year-on-year -23 +14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 17 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.96% 1.31% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.40% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £380 £225 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.89% -36.84% +14.00%
10th Percentile £320 £185 £213
90th Percentile £414 £380 £458
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 1677 1212 1866
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 93.16% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 666 964
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £218 £230
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 82
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.57% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £9.36 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £34.85 £19.95
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +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 17 November 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 15 (88.24%) DB2
2 14 (82.35%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (76.47%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (76.47%) Task Automation
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
5 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
5 11 (64.71%) Linux
5 11 (64.71%) Python
5 11 (64.71%) Oracle
5 11 (64.71%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (64.71%) DB2 UDB
5 11 (64.71%) MongoDB
5 11 (64.71%) YAML
6 10 (58.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (58.82%) Capacity Management
6 10 (58.82%) Security Management
6 10 (58.82%) MySQL
6 10 (58.82%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) Unix
7 7 (41.18%) Ansible
7 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
7 7 (41.18%) Korn
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
10 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
10 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning

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 15 (88.24%) DB2
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 11 (64.71%) DB2 UDB
3 11 (64.71%) MongoDB
3 11 (64.71%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (58.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (58.82%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) YAML
2 2 (11.76%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (76.47%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (76.47%) Task Automation
3 10 (58.82%) Capacity Management
3 10 (58.82%) Security Management
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Python
1 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
3 7 (41.18%) Korn
4 2 (11.76%) JCL
4 2 (11.76%) REXX
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) BMC
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft