The median contractor rate for a DBA was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 34 37 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.17% 0.30% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.32% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £370 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +44.58% -27.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 321 316 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 93.59% 93.49% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 170 162
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 66
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.61 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -12.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £26.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Warwickshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Warwickshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Warwickshire

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Warwickshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Progress
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Linux

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) BPEL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 1 (14.29%) Progress
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds