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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 128 149 129
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 73 79 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 1.10% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.19% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 57
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £278 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +54.55%
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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
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 113 (71.52%) SQL
2 83 (52.53%) Oracle
3 69 (43.67%) SQL Server
4 65 (41.14%) Oracle Database
5 52 (32.91%) Banking
6 48 (30.38%) Performance Tuning
7 45 (28.48%) Linux
8 39 (24.68%) Finance
9 37 (23.42%) Replication
9 37 (23.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (22.15%) UNIX
11 32 (20.25%) Oracle RAC
11 32 (20.25%) Data Guard
12 28 (17.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (17.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (17.09%) Oracle Database 10g
14 23 (14.56%) Sybase
15 22 (13.92%) T-SQL
15 22 (13.92%) Solaris
15 22 (13.92%) Migration
15 22 (13.92%) Investment Banking
15 22 (13.92%) Oracle RMAN
16 21 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (12.66%) Windows
18 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
19 18 (11.39%) ITIL
19 18 (11.39%) PL/SQL
19 18 (11.39%) Red Hat
19 18 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (11.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Summit
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) SAN
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
2 1 (0.63%) DNS
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (43.67%) SQL Server
2 65 (41.14%) Oracle Database
3 37 (23.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (17.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (17.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (17.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 21 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (11.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (10.76%) MySQL
9 16 (10.13%) Relational Database
10 15 (9.49%) RDBMS
11 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (7.59%) Sybase ASE
12 11 (6.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (6.96%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (6.33%) DB2
14 8 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (4.43%) Oracle9i Database
16 6 (3.80%) Hadoop
16 6 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.53%) Toad
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.27%) Maven
5 1 (0.63%) Ant
5 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (32.91%) Banking
2 39 (24.68%) Finance
3 22 (13.92%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.06%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.16%) Retail
6 4 (2.53%) Advertising
7 3 (1.90%) Legal
8 2 (1.27%) International Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.16%) .NET
2 3 (1.90%) JDBC
2 3 (1.90%) LAMP
3 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.27%) ODBC
4 1 (0.63%) Flash
4 1 (0.63%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.63%) ISPF
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.42%) Replication
2 14 (8.86%) Clustering
3 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.16%) Statistics
5 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.90%) Symmetrix
6 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) Open Source
7 2 (1.27%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.48%) Linux
2 35 (22.15%) UNIX
3 22 (13.92%) Solaris
4 20 (12.66%) Windows
5 18 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.43%) Debian
6 7 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) AIX
8 2 (1.27%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.63%) VMS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.63%) MVS
9 1 (0.63%) zOS
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.38%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (13.92%) Migration
3 18 (11.39%) ITIL
4 15 (9.49%) Change Management
4 15 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.70%) Incident Management
6 9 (5.70%) Database Security
7 8 (5.06%) High Availability
8 7 (4.43%) Database Tuning
9 6 (3.80%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (3.80%) ETL
9 6 (3.80%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.16%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.16%) Data Management
11 4 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.53%) Data Migration
11 4 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (71.52%) SQL
2 22 (13.92%) T-SQL
3 18 (11.39%) PL/SQL
4 16 (10.13%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.70%) Perl
6 6 (3.80%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.80%) Java
7 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.63%) C
7 1 (0.63%) C#
7 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.63%) VBA
7 1 (0.63%) JCL
7 1 (0.63%) DCL
7 1 (0.63%) Korn
7 1 (0.63%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) MCITP
3 6 (3.80%) Degree
4 3 (1.90%) MCSE
4 3 (1.90%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 32 (20.25%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (13.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 32 (20.25%) Data Guard
2 8 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.90%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.90%) Puppet
5 2 (1.27%) Foglight
5 2 (1.27%) Control-M
6 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.63%) SCOM
6 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 83 (52.53%) Oracle
2 23 (14.56%) Sybase
3 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
4 18 (11.39%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.33%) BMC
6 7 (4.43%) IBM
7 6 (3.80%) Sun
8 5 (3.16%) EMC
8 5 (3.16%) Veritas
9 3 (1.90%) Murex
9 3 (1.90%) Percona
10 2 (1.27%) VMware
11 1 (0.63%) HP
11 1 (0.63%) Cisco
11 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.63%) NetApp
11 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.63%) Talend
11 1 (0.63%) Red Gate
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