Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 20 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 58 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.70% 1.49% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.57% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Swindon median daily rate £325 £350 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +23.89% -38.92%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £185
90th Percentile £338 £430 £388
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% -24.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 663 637 817
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.38% 95.07% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 467 599
Swindon median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £263 £257
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £418 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +10.96% +0.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 29
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £30.85 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -25.68% +72.09% -

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Swindon

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Swindon

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Swindon region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) CQL
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Database Security
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) CQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree