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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 139 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 21 52 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 1.52% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.59% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 61
Median daily rate £394 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.45% +1.40%
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
3135 3276 5473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.61% 95.68% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2493 2597 4181
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (52.78%) Finance
4 16 (44.44%) Oracle
5 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
6 12 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (27.78%) Capacity Management
8 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (25.00%) Banking
8 9 (25.00%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) Unix
9 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 8 (22.22%) Replication
9 8 (22.22%) High Availability
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (19.44%) Database Security
10 7 (19.44%) Migration
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
10 7 (19.44%) C
11 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (16.67%) ETL
11 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
11 6 (16.67%) Clustering
11 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.56%) DB2
9 2 (5.56%) MySQL
9 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) LAMP
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Replication
2 6 (16.67%) Clustering
3 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Windows
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.56%) AIX
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) SUSE
7 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (27.78%) Capacity Management
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 8 (22.22%) High Availability
5 7 (19.44%) Database Security
5 7 (19.44%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.33%) Database Tuning
8 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.56%) Analytics
9 2 (5.56%) DevOps
9 2 (5.56%) ETL Development
9 2 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
9 2 (5.56%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) C
3 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) Delphi
7 2 (5.56%) Korn
7 2 (5.56%) Pascal
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) VBA
8 1 (2.78%) COBOL
8 1 (2.78%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) OCP
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Certification
3 4 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.89%) IBM
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Sybase
5 2 (5.56%) Netezza
5 2 (5.56%) Percona
5 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.56%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) Compuware
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas
City, London
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago