Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 105 114
Rank change year-on-year -35 +9 -27
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.40% 0.69% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.73% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 22
Surrey median daily rate £450 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.32% +10.33%
10th Percentile £333 £350 £333
90th Percentile £511 £475 £430
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year +18.42% - -

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 2,807 1,922 2,458
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 94.45% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,988 1,194 1,590
Surrey median daily rate £465 £415 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.05% -1.78% +9.03%
10th Percentile £275 £188 £250
90th Percentile £588 £553 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 116 136
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.80% -12.22% +25.14%
10th Percentile £11.91 £11.44 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.75 £53.84
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.24% +20.65%

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 February 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 February 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 +9 7 £350 -6.67%
Staines - 1 £525 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £450 -
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 (58.33%) ETL
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (16.67%) Grafana
5 2 (16.67%) RedGate
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Replication
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Clustering
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

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 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) OLTP
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) RedGate
2 1 (8.33%) Greenplum
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase