The median contractor rate for a SQL 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
SQL Database Administrator
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 71 65 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.66% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.69% 0.13%
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 £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -6.66% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £28.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +57.72% -28.67%  

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%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Milton Keynes

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL DBA in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Milton Keynes

SQL 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 SQL DBA in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Milton Keynes

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

SQL 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow