Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 19 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 0.55% 0.88% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.91% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Peterborough median daily rate £520 £185 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +181.08% -38.33% -21.31%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £498 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +32.67% +25.00% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - £42.00 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £42.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Contract vacancies in Peterborough with a recognized job title 342 219 232
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 96.90% 98.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 107 126
Peterborough median daily rate £351 £320 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.53% -6.57% +9.60%
10th Percentile £170 £104 £121
90th Percentile £475 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 42
Peterborough median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.17 £9.15
90th Percentile £21.25 £45.25 £24.23
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +35.14% +35.37% -16.33%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Peterborough

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Peterborough

DBA Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 19 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 Peterborough region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle