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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 199 226 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+56.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
905 1096 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.38% 15.12% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 766 699
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft