The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 191 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+56.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
898 1096 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.58% 15.46% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 743 688
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 61 39
Average hourly rate £16.16 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £51.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCDBA
London

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 1 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 Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
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
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
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%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000

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

For the 6 months to 1 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%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
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