The median contractor rate for a DBA was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 68 63 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.54% 0.93% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.97% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +23.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +44.58% -27.77%  

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 696 720 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.30% 95.74% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 397 374
Median daily rate £411 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured DBA in the job title.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Milton Keynes

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) High Availability
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow