The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 23 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.79% 1.98% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £30.90
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +23.78%
DBA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 90 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.76% 89.11% 88.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 66 104
Average daily rate £468 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Canary Wharf region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Database Security
3 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Replication
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (66.67%) Database Security
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase