The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 29 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.

Database Administrator
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 35 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.15% 1.75% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.87% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £300 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 244 267 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 93.49% 93.68% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 185 280
Median daily rate £375 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 20
Median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.16% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £13.30 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Southampton

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Southampton

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Southampton

DBA Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Southampton region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) IFS
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IFS