The median contractor rate for a DBA was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Database Administrator
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 40 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.07% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £388 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +4.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £367 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £419 £495
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 Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 356 364 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 95.44% 98.38% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 273 286
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% +169.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Northamptonshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Northamptonshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Northamptonshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 3 £425 -
DBA
East Midlands

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northamptonshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) DTS
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) zOS

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) DTS
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle