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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
UK / England
Rank 556 607 580
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -27
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.008% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.047% 0.039% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8516 10136 9582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.71% 21.32% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5443 6336 5574
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 411 456
Median hourly rate £30.91 £35.80 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.65% +70.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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
London +18 2 - -
East of England - 2 £413 -
MCDBA
UK

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) MCSE
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) MCITP
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL
5 9 (56.25%) MCTS
6 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (50.00%) .NET
6 8 (50.00%) Clustering
7 7 (43.75%) CCNA
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (43.75%) MCSA
8 6 (37.50%) CCNP
8 6 (37.50%) Windows
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (37.50%) Network Management
8 6 (37.50%) Degree
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 5 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (31.25%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (31.25%) WCF
9 5 (31.25%) WF
9 5 (31.25%) TeamCity

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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) DTS
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Power BI
6 2 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) CruiseControl
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DBA
1 7 (43.75%) SQL DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) WCF
2 5 (31.25%) WF
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Fintech
4 1 (6.25%) AS400
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Tandem
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Network Management
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Database Mirroring
3 5 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Database Security
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
7 1 (6.25%) SAP Security
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) MCSE
3 11 (68.75%) MCITP
4 9 (56.25%) MCTS
5 7 (43.75%) CCNA
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (43.75%) MCSA
6 6 (37.50%) CCNP
6 6 (37.50%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) MCDST
8 3 (18.75%) OCP
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (12.50%) MCPD
9 2 (12.50%) MCSD
10 1 (6.25%) MCP
10 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Data Guard
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) SAP