The median contractor rate for a DBA was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
South East / West Sussex
Rank 61 59 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% 1.17% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.22% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £331 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.69% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £48.00
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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 509 576 501
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.14% 96.32% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 345 309
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in West Sussex

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in West Sussex

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in West Sussex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in West Sussex

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in West Sussex

DBA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Crawley +9 2 £413 -
Gatwick -10 2 £250 -23.07%
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) PMO
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Database Mirroring

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (20.00%) FileNet
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) DTS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Power BI
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Vignette