Period
to 15 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 96 73
Rank change year-on-year +2 -23 +24
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.85% 1.44% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.50% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +55.56% -30.77%
10th Percentile £363 £270 £185
90th Percentile £415 £410 £380
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £225
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -33.33%
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 1,329 1,600 1,208
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 95.98% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 773 669
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £215 £250 £220
90th Percentile £565 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 80 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.82 £17.09 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.13% +36.72% +1.63%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.68 £20.78 £16.07
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year -19.14% +19.83% +3.57%

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 October 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) YAML
3 5 (41.67%) Ansible
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) Korn
4 4 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (16.67%) Task Automation

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Spanish Language
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Security Management
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) Korn
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) MCDBA
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware