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Rates for Database Administrator freelancers

The average daily rate of experienced freelancers is €426.

The daily rate varies based on a freelancer's location. For example, the average daily rate of a Database Administrator in London is €380, whereas in Manchester it's €366 and in476 it's €Birmingham.

Database Administrator: What this profession is all about

What’s a freelance Database Administrator?

If you’re looking for someone to manage your database (customer files, product catalogs), hire a Database Administrator. They’re responsible for its operation, quality and security. Database Administrators implement database management systems and define its standards and usage parameters.

All you need to know about freelance Database Administrators

What does a Database Administrator do?

Freelance Database Administrators are responsible for designing, managing and administering the database management systems of their clients. They ensure the consistency, security and permanent accessibility of the company's information. Their duties include:

  • Creation of databases
  • Administration and maintenance of databases
  • Providing technical support to users
  • Auditing of databases
  • Backing up and securing databases
  • Restoring data in the event of an issue

Freelance Database Administrators may be hired by many different types of companies. The large accumulation of data with the advent of Big Data makes their services increasingly valuable. Indeed, the skills of Database Administrators are highly sought after in the financial, trade and administration sectors. While not involved in the creation of the data itself, they play an important part in the choice of software and the building of an architecture to guarantee system security. Throughout their assignment, freelance Database Administrators will communicate closely with developers, IT managers and technical support to ensure that users always have access to data. They will work closely alongside Network Administrators, Database Developers, and other data professionals.

What skills does a freelance Database Administrator have?

As you’d expect, freelance Database Administrators must have a perfect mastery of databases (MySQL, Oracle, SyBase, SQL Server, etc.). As a result, they are experts in SQL. To have a well-rounded profile, freelance database administrators must have in-depth knowledge of the global information system and its architecture. Proficiency in UNIX Shell scripting, Windows or MVS is a bonus.

In order to adapt to the specific problems their clients may face, freelance Database Administrators must be able to quickly grasp the issues related to the company's sector. They have a good understanding of the technical vocabulary related to the use of databases.

How to choose a freelance Database Administrator?

To ensure that database management systems are well managed, it’s best to call on a professional. If you do not have the resources in-house, you’ll need to hire a freelance Database Administrator. Here are our tips to help you choose the best one for your needs.

Their skills

Freelance database administrators must be able to adapt to the programming languages and systems in place at your company. This is why you must choose a freelancer with the right skills. Make sure that the selected freelancers understand the objectives and challenges of the project.

Their experience

Depending on your needs, you may need an experienced Database Administrator. On Malt, some freelancers have more than 7 years of experience in this field. You can view freelancers’ previous projects on their profiles.

Their availability

While some database management tasks can be carried out remotely, the freelancer may be required to work on your premises. If this is the case, make sure that the freelancer is able to travel to your company's location. You can choose to only display the profiles of those able to travel to your workplace using the search filters. What better way to save time and find the perfect freelance database administrator for your needs?