The table below looks at the statistics for MCDBA 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 MCDBA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 148 191 -
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.020% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +59.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCDBA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
469 791 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.90% 15.45% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 592 680
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.44 £22.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCDBA
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 MCDBA across the City of London region.

MCDBA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MCDBA
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 MCDBA across the City of London region.

MCDBA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MCDBA also 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 that cited MCDBA.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MCDBA also 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 that cited MCDBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft