Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 119 102
Rank change year-on-year -42 -17 +67
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 36 89 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 1.55% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.63% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 58 111
South West median daily rate £369 £350 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -14.11% +1.88%
10th Percentile £125 £263 £306
90th Percentile £450 £425 £494
England median daily rate £400 £396 £388
% change year-on-year +0.95% +2.26% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.87% +1.33% -1.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5298 5455 6305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 94.90% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3316 3540 4102
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 345 401
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £45.75
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the South West

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in the South West

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in the South West

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -18 8 £413 +26.92% 2
Somerset -3 6 £363 +11.54%
Wiltshire -14 6 £325 -10.34%
Gloucestershire -2 5 - -
Devon -7 5 £150 -51.22%
Dorset - 5 £375 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

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 South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
3 15 (41.67%) Migration
4 11 (30.56%) Replication
5 9 (25.00%) Oracle
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
6 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
8 5 (13.89%) ETL
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Windows
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (11.11%) Database Security
9 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
10 3 (8.33%) Degree
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.78%) MS Access
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.78%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Military
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) Ajax
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Replication
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.89%) ETL
3 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 4 (11.11%) Database Security
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Data Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) CQL
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.56%) VBA
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) CyberSource
4 1 (2.78%) Jitterbit
4 1 (2.78%) Sage