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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 141 158 124
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 25 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.93% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.98% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 56
Median daily rate £340 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £295 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
3251 5618 5466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 94.87% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2632 4361 3969
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 91 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £25.34 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 50 (78.13%) SQL
2 43 (67.19%) SQL Server
3 30 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (42.19%) Oracle
5 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
6 23 (35.94%) Finance
7 22 (34.38%) Oracle Database
8 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (29.69%) Linux
9 19 (29.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (28.13%) Replication
11 17 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 15 (23.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (21.88%) Clustering
14 14 (21.88%) Banking
15 13 (20.31%) Oracle RMAN
16 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (18.75%) Database Security
17 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (17.19%) Migration
17 11 (17.19%) Oracle RAC
18 10 (15.63%) High Availability
18 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
19 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Clustering
19 9 (14.06%) Windows
20 8 (12.50%) Unix
20 8 (12.50%) Red Hat

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 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (67.19%) SQL Server
2 22 (34.38%) Oracle Database
3 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (29.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (23.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (6.25%) MySQL
13 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
13 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
13 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (4.69%) OLAP
15 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.13%) Toad
3 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 14 (21.88%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.13%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Replication
2 14 (21.88%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Windows
3 8 (12.50%) Unix
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.38%) Solaris
6 2 (3.13%) AIX
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (18.75%) Database Security
3 11 (17.19%) Migration
4 10 (15.63%) High Availability
5 7 (10.94%) Database Tuning
5 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.38%) ITIL
7 5 (7.81%) Analytics
7 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.69%) Line Management
9 3 (4.69%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 50 (78.13%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.69%) C
5 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) Java
6 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) Tcl
6 1 (1.56%) VB
6 1 (1.56%) VB6
6 1 (1.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.38%) OCP
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.69%) IBM Certification
3 3 (4.69%) MCITP
3 3 (4.69%) RHCE
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (12.50%) Data Guard
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (4.69%) SCOM
6 1 (1.56%) Ambari
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Oracle
2 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.69%) EMC
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) Veritas
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) hybris
6 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.56%) Percona
6 1 (1.56%) Sybase
6 1 (1.56%) Talend
6 1 (1.56%) Vertica
6 1 (1.56%) WorldPay
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