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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 544 538 492
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -46
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 12 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.024% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 14
Average daily rate
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£395 £245 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.22% -23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £205 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £328 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £245 £250
% change year-on-year
+59.18% -2.00%
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10585 9084 7614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.17% 19.65% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 4956 4098
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 433 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 2 £390 +212.00% 1
London +7 1 £375 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) MCITP
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) Red Gate
6 7 (38.89%) MySQL
7 6 (33.33%) MCSE
7 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (22.22%) ETL
9 4 (22.22%) MCP
9 4 (22.22%) MCSD
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) OLAP
9 4 (22.22%) SAN
9 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (22.22%) Migration
9 4 (22.22%) Clustering
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (22.22%) OLAP Cube

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (38.89%) MySQL
5 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (22.22%) OLAP
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (22.22%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DBA
2 11 (61.11%) SQL DBA
3 8 (44.44%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Statistics
3 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (72.22%) MCITP
3 6 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (22.22%) MCP
4 4 (22.22%) MCSD
5 2 (11.11%) MCPD
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (5.56%) MCTS
6 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) NLBS
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Red Gate
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco