The table below looks at the statistics for MCDBA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDBA over the 3 months to 25 July 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 607 616 574
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -42
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 16 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.006% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.030% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 11
Median daily rate £277 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £273 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £433 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £406 £476
% change year-on-year
-40.92% -14.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
MCDBA
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10673 9913 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.40% 19.21% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6699 5990 5297
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 486 403
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MCDBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCDBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCDBA across the England region.

MCDBA Daily Rate Trend in England

MCDBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCDBA across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

MCDBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

MCDBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA across the England region.

MCDBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

MCDBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 15 £273 -
East of England +20 1 £400 +10.34%
MCDBA
UK

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 18 (78.26%) Degree
3 17 (73.91%) Computer Science
4 15 (65.22%) MCP
4 15 (65.22%) MCSE
5 13 (56.52%) Oracle
5 13 (56.52%) CCNP
5 13 (56.52%) CCNA
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (56.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (52.17%) HP
7 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
7 11 (47.83%) User Experience
7 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
8 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
8 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
8 10 (43.48%) ITSM
8 10 (43.48%) SLA
8 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
8 10 (43.48%) SQL
9 9 (39.13%) Unix
9 9 (39.13%) Windows
9 9 (39.13%) SAP
9 9 (39.13%) Linux
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (39.13%) Mainframe
9 9 (39.13%) OpenView
9 9 (39.13%) Middleware
9 9 (39.13%) AS400

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Sage 1000
1 1 (4.35%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) 3G
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) DTS
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) MS Access
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) DBA
1 9 (39.13%) SQL DBA
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Support Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Production DBA
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Sage 500 Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Sage Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) ODBC
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Computer Science
2 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
2 11 (47.83%) User Experience
3 9 (39.13%) AS400
3 9 (39.13%) Mainframe
3 9 (39.13%) Tandem
4 8 (34.78%) Clustering
5 7 (30.43%) Replication
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) HPUX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (43.48%) ITSM
3 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
4 9 (39.13%) Network Management
4 9 (39.13%) SAP Security
5 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
6 6 (26.09%) Change Management
6 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
7 5 (21.74%) Coaching
7 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 5 (21.74%) QMS
7 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
7 5 (21.74%) Release Management
8 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.70%) High Availability
8 2 (8.70%) People Management
9 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (78.26%) Degree
3 15 (65.22%) MCP
3 15 (65.22%) MCSE
4 13 (56.52%) CCNA
4 13 (56.52%) CCNP
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) MCTS
8 1 (4.35%) OCP
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) SLA
2 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
3 4 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) OpenView
2 6 (26.09%) Perfmon
3 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.35%) OVSD
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) HP
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) SAP
4 6 (26.09%) Meridio
4 6 (26.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Sage
5 1 (4.35%) Siemens
5 1 (4.35%) ThinPrint
5 1 (4.35%) VMware