The median contractor rate for a DBA was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 29 June 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
South East > Surrey
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 86 70
Rank change year-on-year 0 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.41% 0.95% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.00% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 11
Surrey median daily rate £450 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% +16.07%  
10th Percentile £425 £344 £304
90th Percentile £470 £434 £419
South East median daily rate £388 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -6.06% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1152 1204 1229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.66% 95.33% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3123 3197 2859
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
10th Percentile £276 £213 £238
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 265 220
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +45.16%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.19 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
% change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Surrey

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Surrey

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Surrey

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Camberley - 1 £450 -
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

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

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) Database Optimisation
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (36.36%) Replication
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Advertising
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) Clustering
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (18.18%) Splunk
5 2 (18.18%) Tableau
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) GitHub
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) VMware

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) DB2
6 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Database Optimisation
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
1 2 (18.18%) Tableau
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase