The median contractor rate for a DBA was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 26 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.

Database Administrator
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 40 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 16 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 4.42% 0.91% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 0.96% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 9
Median daily rate £394 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £365 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 348 418 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 96.13% 95.22% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 220 246
Median daily rate £400 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 5
Median hourly rate £12.23 £10.88 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.41% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Nottingham

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Nottingham

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Nottingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Nottingham

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Nottingham region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) MySQL
2 14 (70.00%) Clustering
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) Percona
3 13 (65.00%) Galera Cluster
4 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (50.00%) Replication
5 9 (45.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL Certification
6 7 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle
10 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (10.00%) PHP
11 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (10.00%) Legal
11 2 (10.00%) Publishing
11 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (5.00%) Retail
12 1 (5.00%) Data Management
12 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 7 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.00%) VLDB
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Clustering
2 10 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Database Security
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Percona
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle