The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 164 136 136
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 14 66 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 1.23% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.29% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 45 59
Median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3303 5118 5488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.20% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2630 4001 3960
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 79 99
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 City of London region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 40 (72.73%) SQL
2 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 25 (45.45%) Oracle
4 21 (38.18%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database
5 19 (34.55%) Finance
5 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
5 19 (34.55%) Linux
6 15 (27.27%) Banking
6 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (25.45%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (23.64%) Replication
9 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
9 12 (21.82%) Database Security
10 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (20.00%) Clustering
10 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (18.18%) Migration
11 10 (18.18%) ITIL
11 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (16.36%) High Availability
12 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
12 9 (16.36%) OCP
12 9 (16.36%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (14.55%) C

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database
3 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (9.09%) MySQL
10 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
10 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (5.45%) OLAP
13 2 (3.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Legal
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.64%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) LAMP
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Replication
2 11 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Unix
4 5 (9.09%) Windows
5 3 (5.45%) AIX
5 3 (5.45%) Solaris
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.82%) SUSE
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (21.82%) Database Security
3 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (18.18%) ITIL
4 10 (18.18%) Migration
5 9 (16.36%) High Availability
6 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (12.73%) Capacity Management
8 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.09%) Analytics
9 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.45%) Database Tuning
10 3 (5.45%) DevOps
11 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
11 2 (3.64%) ETL
11 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.55%) C
4 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
5 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.64%) Delphi
6 2 (3.64%) Pascal
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) Korn
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Tcl
7 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.36%) OCP
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (10.91%) IBM Certification
3 6 (10.91%) MCITP
4 3 (5.45%) RHCE
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Data Guard
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.82%) Ambari
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Oracle
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.91%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) Sybase
6 2 (3.64%) hybris
6 2 (3.64%) Percona
7 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.82%) Talend
7 1 (1.82%) Vertica
7 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
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