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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 596 610 613
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.067% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £338 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - -
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
9206 10445 10963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.13% 20.61% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5765 6371 6254
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 507 497
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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 4 December 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
London -1 4 £450 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
South West - 2 - -
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 -
MCDBA
UK

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 15 (75.00%) MCSE
3 12 (60.00%) Degree
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) CCNA
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (45.00%) CCNP
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (45.00%) MCITP
7 8 (40.00%) Network Management
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) MCP
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle
8 7 (35.00%) MCTS
9 6 (30.00%) Clustering
9 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (25.00%) User Experience
10 5 (25.00%) AS400
10 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
10 5 (25.00%) Middleware
10 5 (25.00%) .NET
10 5 (25.00%) Linux
10 5 (25.00%) SAP
10 5 (25.00%) Unix
10 5 (25.00%) MCSA
10 5 (25.00%) Problem Management

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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (15.00%) DTS
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (10.00%) Power BI
5 2 (10.00%) PowerPivot
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) DBA
1 7 (35.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (10.00%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Sage 500 Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Sage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
2 3 (15.00%) WF
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) ODBC
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) AS400
2 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (25.00%) Tandem
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Fintech
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Network Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITSM
3 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) SAP Security
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Database Security
5 2 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (75.00%) MCSE
3 12 (60.00%) Degree
4 10 (50.00%) CCNA
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (45.00%) CCNP
5 9 (45.00%) MCITP
6 7 (35.00%) MCP
6 7 (35.00%) MCTS
7 5 (25.00%) MCSA
8 3 (15.00%) MCDST
9 2 (10.00%) MCPD
9 2 (10.00%) MCSD
9 2 (10.00%) OCP
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
10 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) OpenView
2 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Meridio
5 1 (5.00%) Sage
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Siemens