Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 25 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 94 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 +19
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 6 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.34% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.37% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 24
Reading median daily rate £495 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.74% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £398 £369 £335
90th Percentile £545 £406 £464
Berkshire median daily rate £435 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +10.48% -1.56% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1187 1339 1841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.46% 90.41% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 715 1089
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £229 £220
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 78 129
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.25 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +24.03%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Reading

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Reading

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Reading over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Reading

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Reading

DBA Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle