The median contractor rate for a Progress DBA was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Progress Database Administrator
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 - 624
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Progress DBA 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £370 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Progress DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Progress DBA in the UK

Progress DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress DBA in the UK

Progress DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress DBA in the UK

Progress DBA
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 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
England - 2 £370 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £315 -
Peterborough - 1 £315 -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 £315 -

Progress DBA Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Progress 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 featuring Progress DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Progress
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

Progress DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle