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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 158 106 123
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 43 88 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 1.53% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.65% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 60 45
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £310 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £514 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -41.44%
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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
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 80 (83.33%) SQL
2 61 (63.54%) SQL Server
3 44 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (37.50%) Oracle
5 31 (32.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (29.17%) Oracle Database
7 26 (27.08%) Oracle RAC
7 26 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (26.04%) Finance
9 24 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 24 (25.00%) Data Guard
10 23 (23.96%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (22.92%) Replication
12 20 (20.83%) UNIX
12 20 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (19.79%) Banking
14 18 (18.75%) PL/SQL
15 17 (17.71%) Windows
15 17 (17.71%) Linux
16 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 15 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
17 15 (15.63%) Shell Script
18 14 (14.58%) Clustering
18 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (14.58%) Relational Database
19 13 (13.54%) Oracle Database 12c

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.04%) SAS
2 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) SAN
2 4 (4.17%) LAN
2 4 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (63.54%) SQL Server
2 44 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (32.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (29.17%) Oracle Database
5 26 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (23.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (14.58%) Relational Database
8 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (13.54%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (11.46%) RDBMS
11 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (8.33%) DTS
13 5 (5.21%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (5.21%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (5.21%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.04%) ERwin
1 1 (1.04%) Subversion
1 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 19 (19.79%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Legal
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 5 (5.21%) Middleware
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.08%) XML
3 2 (2.08%) CGI
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.04%) MDX
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Replication
2 14 (14.58%) Clustering
3 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.25%) NHS
5 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.13%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.04%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.04%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.04%) Statistics
8 1 (1.04%) Life Science
8 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.83%) UNIX
2 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Linux
3 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.25%) AIX
7 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.13%) Solaris
9 1 (1.04%) SUSE
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (13.54%) ITIL
4 12 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
5 10 (10.42%) Migration
6 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.29%) Change Management
7 7 (7.29%) Database Tuning
8 6 (6.25%) High Availability
9 5 (5.21%) Information Management
9 5 (5.21%) Quality Management
9 5 (5.21%) SOA
10 4 (4.17%) ETL
10 4 (4.17%) Scrum
10 4 (4.17%) Database Security
11 2 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.08%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.08%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 80 (83.33%) SQL
2 24 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 18 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 15 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.25%) Korn
6 6 (6.25%) Perl
7 4 (4.17%) VB
8 3 (3.13%) C#
9 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.08%) VBScript
10 1 (1.04%) COBOL
10 1 (1.04%) Java
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) Python
10 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.13%) OCP
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.04%) MCSA
4 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.04%) RHCE
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.04%) MCTS
4 1 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (27.08%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.04%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 24 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Oracle
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.29%) IBM
4 6 (6.25%) HP
4 6 (6.25%) NetApp
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 4 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (2.08%) Teradata
6 2 (2.08%) Brocade
6 2 (2.08%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.08%) Remedy
6 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.04%) Sybase
7 1 (1.04%) Dell
7 1 (1.04%) EMC
7 1 (1.04%) BMC
7 1 (1.04%) CommVault
7 1 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
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Lorien Resourcing
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Rate: €400 - €500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago