The median contractor rate for a DBA was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
South West / Somerset
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.40% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
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 Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 201 261 324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.63% 99.24% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 138 202
Median daily rate £350 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +141.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Somerset

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Somerset

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Somerset

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bath - 2 £375 - 1
Yeovil - 2 - -
DBA
South West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cutover Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP