The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 146 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 53 78 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 1.31% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.42% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 59 43
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +73.07%
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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
5128 5511 5913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.39% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3920 4136 4347
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 74 139
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £123.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 27 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 76 (80.00%) SQL
2 56 (58.95%) SQL Server
3 43 (45.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (36.84%) Oracle
5 29 (30.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (30.53%) Oracle Database
6 25 (26.32%) Finance
6 25 (26.32%) Replication
7 24 (25.26%) Oracle RAC
7 24 (25.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (25.26%) Data Guard
8 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (23.16%) T-SQL
10 20 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (18.95%) Banking
13 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.79%) UNIX
13 15 (15.79%) Relational Database
14 14 (14.74%) Windows
14 14 (14.74%) Linux
14 14 (14.74%) PL/SQL
14 14 (14.74%) Oracle RMAN
15 13 (13.68%) Clustering
15 13 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (12.63%) RDBMS
16 12 (12.63%) SAN
16 12 (12.63%) Shell Script
16 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database 12c

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) SAN
2 4 (4.21%) LAN
2 4 (4.21%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (58.95%) SQL Server
2 43 (45.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (30.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (30.53%) Oracle Database
4 24 (25.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 13 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (12.63%) RDBMS
9 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (8.42%) DTS
13 5 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.05%) ERwin
2 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 18 (18.95%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Legal
4 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.11%) CGI
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) XML
4 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.05%) Spring
4 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.05%) MDX
4 1 (1.05%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Replication
2 13 (13.68%) Clustering
3 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.47%) NHS
5 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.05%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.05%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.05%) Life Science
8 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) UNIX
2 14 (14.74%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.32%) AIX
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) Solaris
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.53%) ITIL
4 10 (10.53%) Database Mirroring
5 7 (7.37%) Change Management
6 6 (6.32%) High Availability
6 6 (6.32%) Information Management
6 6 (6.32%) Quality Management
6 6 (6.32%) Migration
7 5 (5.26%) SOA
7 5 (5.26%) Database Tuning
7 5 (5.26%) Database Security
8 4 (4.21%) Scrum
9 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.11%) Physical Data Model
10 2 (2.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (80.00%) SQL
2 22 (23.16%) T-SQL
3 14 (14.74%) PL/SQL
4 12 (12.63%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.32%) Korn
7 5 (5.26%) Perl
8 3 (3.16%) VB
9 2 (2.11%) C#
9 2 (2.11%) Java
9 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.05%) COBOL
10 1 (1.05%) VBScript
10 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.11%) OCP
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) MCSE
3 1 (1.05%) MCSA
3 1 (1.05%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.05%) MCTS
3 1 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (25.26%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.05%) SRDF
5 1 (1.05%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 24 (25.26%) Data Guard
2 14 (14.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.05%) SCOM
4 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.05%) Puppet
4 1 (1.05%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Oracle
2 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.37%) IBM
3 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.32%) NetApp
4 6 (6.32%) HP
4 6 (6.32%) 3PAR
5 4 (4.21%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) Remedy
6 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.11%) Brocade
6 2 (2.11%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.05%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.05%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.05%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.05%) Teradata
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) EMC
7 1 (1.05%) BMC
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