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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 113 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 82 94 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.44% 1.33% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.43% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £519 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £33.30 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-60.96% +46.37%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5250 6553 7082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.23% 92.82% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4822 5161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £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 81 170 169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 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 11 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 81 (55.48%) Oracle
3 68 (46.58%) Oracle Database
4 64 (43.84%) SQL Server
5 50 (34.25%) Finance
6 47 (32.19%) Banking
7 39 (26.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 36 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
9 35 (23.97%) Oracle RAC
10 34 (23.29%) Replication
11 30 (20.55%) UNIX
11 30 (20.55%) Linux
11 30 (20.55%) Data Guard
12 28 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (18.49%) Oracle Database 10g
14 26 (17.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (15.75%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (15.07%) Migration
17 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
18 20 (13.70%) Clustering
18 20 (13.70%) Oracle RMAN
19 19 (13.01%) Windows
19 19 (13.01%) Investment Banking
20 18 (12.33%) Sybase
20 18 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
21 17 (11.64%) T-SQL
21 17 (11.64%) PL/SQL
21 17 (11.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 16 (10.96%) Solaris
23 15 (10.27%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.37%) Summit
4 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
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%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (46.58%) Oracle Database
2 64 (43.84%) SQL Server
3 39 (26.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (18.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 26 (17.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (15.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (11.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (10.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (9.59%) Relational Database
10 14 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (8.90%) RDBMS
12 11 (7.53%) MySQL
13 10 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (6.16%) Sybase ASE
15 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (4.11%) Oracle9i Database
17 4 (2.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Toad
1 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.68%) Ant
2 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.68%) Maven
2 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) CA Gen
General
1 50 (34.25%) Finance
2 47 (32.19%) Banking
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 4 (2.74%) .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%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.29%) Replication
2 20 (13.70%) Clustering
3 5 (3.42%) Statistics
4 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) iPad
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (0.68%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.55%) UNIX
1 30 (20.55%) Linux
2 19 (13.01%) Windows
3 16 (10.96%) Solaris
4 11 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.79%) Debian
6 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.74%) AIX
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.37%) OpenVMS
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.68%) zOS
9 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (15.07%) Migration
3 18 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.27%) ITIL
5 12 (8.22%) ETL
5 12 (8.22%) Change Management
5 12 (8.22%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (6.16%) High Availability
7 8 (5.48%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.79%) Database Security
9 6 (4.11%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.11%) Data Management
9 6 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.42%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.42%) Project Management
10 5 (3.42%) Database Tuning
10 5 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 99 (67.81%) SQL
2 17 (11.64%) T-SQL
2 17 (11.64%) PL/SQL
3 12 (8.22%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.11%) Java
5 5 (3.42%) Perl
6 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.68%) COBOL
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) DCL
7 1 (0.68%) Korn
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) Degree
4 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.05%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.37%) MCITP
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 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 35 (23.97%) 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 81 (55.48%) Oracle
2 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.33%) Sybase
4 11 (7.53%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.48%) BMC
6 4 (2.74%) IBM
7 3 (2.05%) EMC
7 3 (2.05%) Murex
7 3 (2.05%) Percona
8 2 (1.37%) Veritas
9 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.68%) Talend
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) Sun
9 1 (0.68%) Siebel
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco
9 1 (0.68%) CA
9 1 (0.68%) NetApp
9 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.68%) Remedy
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JM
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago