Period
to 20 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

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
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 123 108
Rank change year-on-year -28 -15 -19
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.26% 0.53% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.56% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 30
Surrey median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £338 £361 £366
90th Percentile £565 £480 £444
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year +51.26% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,865 2,130 2,436
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.16% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,004 1,408 1,604
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £292 £236 £238
90th Percentile £593 £570 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 81 182
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -19.57% +24.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.50 £11.03
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.50 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.91%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 May 2018. 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
Guildford - 2 £413 -
Staines -17 1 £525 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £550 -
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) VMware