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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 603 616 578
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 17 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.004% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.021% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 14
Median daily rate £264 £275 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -29.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £345 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £496 £420
% change year-on-year
-51.63% +18.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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
10661 9399 9311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.58% 18.77% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6734 5581 5446
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 470 435
Median hourly rate £27.90 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCDBA across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

MCDBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 June 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 - 17 £264 -
MCDBA
UK

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) Degree
3 17 (73.91%) Computer Science
4 16 (69.57%) ITIL
5 14 (60.87%) MCP
5 14 (60.87%) MCSE
6 13 (56.52%) CCNP
6 13 (56.52%) CCNA
6 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (56.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (52.17%) HP
7 12 (52.17%) Oracle
8 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
8 11 (47.83%) User Experience
8 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (43.48%) Network Management
9 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
9 10 (43.48%) ITSM
9 10 (43.48%) Windows
9 10 (43.48%) SQL
10 9 (39.13%) SAP
10 9 (39.13%) Linux
10 9 (39.13%) Unix
10 9 (39.13%) OpenView
10 9 (39.13%) SLA
10 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
10 9 (39.13%) AS400
10 9 (39.13%) Middleware

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 2 (8.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Sage 1000
1 1 (4.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
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 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) MS Access
7 1 (4.35%) OLAP
7 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DBA
1 8 (34.78%) 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%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Sage 500 Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Sage Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) ODBC
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) WF
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%) Fat Client
6 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (43.48%) ITSM
3 10 (43.48%) Network Management
4 9 (39.13%) SAP Security
4 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
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%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (8.70%) People Management
9 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (78.26%) Degree
3 14 (60.87%) MCP
3 14 (60.87%) 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 3 (13.04%) MCTS
9 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) MCDST
9 1 (4.35%) MCITP
9 1 (4.35%) MCSA
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) SLA
2 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
3 4 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) OpenView
2 6 (26.09%) Perfmon
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) OVSD
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) HP
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) 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