The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £298 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 22 June 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.

SQL Database Administrator
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 57 67
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.22% 1.20% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.24% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £298 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year - -0.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -35.71% -15.15%  

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 710 645 804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.60% 96.70% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 351 446
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.07 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Milton Keynes

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 8 (80.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) YAML
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring

SQL 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 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Problem Management
1 8 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle