The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 121 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 76 94 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.33% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.43% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 49 64
Average daily rate
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£384 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £51.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +75.82%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5306 6559 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.62% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3866 4817 5233
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
London

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 99 (67.81%) SQL
2 80 (54.79%) Oracle
3 66 (45.21%) Oracle Database
4 63 (43.15%) SQL Server
5 49 (33.56%) Banking
6 44 (30.14%) Finance
7 36 (24.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (23.97%) Replication
9 34 (23.29%) Linux
9 34 (23.29%) Oracle RAC
10 30 (20.55%) Data Guard
10 30 (20.55%) UNIX
11 27 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (17.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 24 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (15.07%) Migration
15 20 (13.70%) Oracle RMAN
15 20 (13.70%) Microsoft
16 19 (13.01%) Windows
16 19 (13.01%) Sybase
16 19 (13.01%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (13.01%) Investment Banking
17 18 (12.33%) Clustering
17 18 (12.33%) T-SQL
18 17 (11.64%) PL/SQL
18 17 (11.64%) Solaris
19 16 (10.96%) ITIL
20 15 (10.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) CICS
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.37%) Summit
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) SAN
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) SSH
2 1 (0.68%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (45.21%) Oracle Database
2 63 (43.15%) SQL Server
3 36 (24.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 27 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (17.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (10.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (9.59%) Relational Database
10 13 (8.90%) RDBMS
11 12 (8.22%) MySQL
11 12 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (6.16%) Sybase ASE
14 6 (4.11%) DB2
14 6 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (3.42%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Toad
1 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.68%) Ant
2 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.68%) Subversion
2 1 (0.68%) Maven
2 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) CA Gen
General
1 49 (33.56%) Banking
2 44 (30.14%) Finance
3 19 (13.01%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.16%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (2.05%) Legal
5 3 (2.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.37%) Law
6 2 (1.37%) International Banking
6 2 (1.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) .NET
2 3 (2.05%) JDBC
2 3 (2.05%) LAMP
3 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.37%) ODBC
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.68%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.68%) MapReduce
4 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.97%) Replication
2 18 (12.33%) Clustering
3 5 (3.42%) Statistics
4 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.37%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.37%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.68%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.29%) Linux
2 30 (20.55%) UNIX
3 19 (13.01%) Windows
4 17 (11.64%) Solaris
5 13 (8.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.79%) Debian
7 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.37%) OpenVMS
8 2 (1.37%) AIX
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.68%) VMS
9 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (15.07%) Migration
3 19 (13.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (10.96%) ITIL
5 13 (8.90%) Incident Management
6 11 (7.53%) Change Management
6 11 (7.53%) ETL
7 9 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.16%) High Availability
8 8 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.79%) Database Security
10 6 (4.11%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (4.11%) Data Management
11 5 (3.42%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.42%) Project Management
11 5 (3.42%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.42%) Database Tuning
12 4 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 99 (67.81%) SQL
2 18 (12.33%) T-SQL
3 17 (11.64%) PL/SQL
4 12 (8.22%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.48%) Perl
6 6 (4.11%) Java
7 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.68%) DCL
8 1 (0.68%) Korn
8 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) COBOL
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.42%) Degree
4 3 (2.05%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.37%) MCITP
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CCNA
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) SLA
1 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.68%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (23.29%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (13.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.68%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 30 (20.55%) Data Guard
2 8 (5.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.74%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.37%) Control-M
4 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.37%) Puppet
4 2 (1.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) Legato
5 1 (0.68%) Foglight
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 80 (54.79%) Oracle
2 20 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.01%) Sybase
4 13 (8.90%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.48%) BMC
6 6 (4.11%) IBM
7 5 (3.42%) EMC
8 4 (2.74%) Sun
9 3 (2.05%) Murex
9 3 (2.05%) Percona
10 2 (1.37%) Veritas
11 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.68%) Talend
11 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.68%) HP
11 1 (0.68%) Siebel
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco
11 1 (0.68%) CA
11 1 (0.68%) NetApp
11 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
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