RE: remote DBA job - pros and cons.

From: M Rafiq <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 20:35:32 -0500
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In NJ the w2 contract rate is minimum $50+ (normally $60-65 W2 rate)for an experienced DBA. No benefits are given as per contract written by them. Some companies do offer health insurance group coverage at employee cost plus 401K option with no matching.  

Artek is quite cheap in this respect.  

I hope it will give you some idea about NJ market.  


Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 14:16:08 -0800From: p4cldba_at_gmail.comTo: vincent.verpoort_at_gmail.comSubject: Re: remote DBA job - pros and cons.CC:; oracle-l_at_freelists.orgI got his offer last week only. this company Artek seems like a big body shopper in new jersey. and they claim to have 100s of client in US. On Jan 15, 2008 1:35 PM, Vincent verpoort <> wrote: haha yeah working in the Netherlands, here you don't even get a junior 1ste line service desk helper for that amount. Besides Working for home is a bit sucky. I did it and you lose the contact with college's and the drive to better your self. but if you still wanne do that, try looking on the dutch market rates fary between 70 and 85 euro's a hour and if you do it from home more like 65 euro's a hour ( contractor of cource )

On Jan 15, 2008 7:15 PM, Jared Still <> wrote: Frankly, that doesn't even sound like a legal arrangement.As you would be paid hourly, and as an employee (W2) I believethat federal law required benefits provided for anything over 30 hrs per week.Plus that fact that $33 per hour is extremely low for a DBA.You can't even get SQL server DBA's for that. ;)Jared

On Jan 14, 2008 3:34 PM, Prasad <> wrote:

All,recently I am being offered a remote support DBA job    and the hiring company is asking me to quit my current regular position and work with them for 33$/hr on W-2 with no benefits.  Well I am in no position to accept this . but still would like to know if this is how it works. Thanks .-Prasad -- Jared StillCertifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist--                           Vincent Verpoort ,.-~`"'~-.,_,.-~`"'~-.,_,.-~`"'~-.,_,.-~`"'~-.,_,.-~`"'~-.,_              Communiceren is begrepen worden ^*<-._,.->*^*<-._,.->*^*<-._,.->*^*<-._,.->*^*<-._,.->*^*<-.
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