Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 84 75
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.82% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Oxford median daily rate £400 £375 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +97.37% -
10th Percentile £376 £375 £185
90th Percentile £420 £375 £195
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 707 698 658
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 98.59% 97.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 531 519
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £185 £213
90th Percentile £580 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 38
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £14.44 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -23.00% +33.93%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.40 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.53% +6.25% +4.92%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Oxford

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Oxford

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Oxford

DBA Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Oxford region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Fintech

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft