The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 539 486 475
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 26 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.12% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.13% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 17
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£350 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £365 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -5.26%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42753 41594 37674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.57% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26488 25160 22087
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 1766 2081
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior DBA in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior DBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior DBA Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Senior DBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior DBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior DBA
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 Senior DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 6 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
London -22 12 £425 +1.79% 12
South West -7 5 - - 1
North West -15 4 - -
Yorkshire -2 3 £300 -33.33% 3
South East -15 1 £263 -47.50% 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 5
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Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior DBA in their job title 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 with Senior DBA in their job title.

1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 17 (35.42%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (22.92%) Finance
6 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (20.83%) Banking
7 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (18.75%) SAN
7 9 (18.75%) DB2
8 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 8 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (14.58%) Replication
9 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.50%) ETL
10 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (12.50%) Windows
10 6 (12.50%) COBOL
10 6 (12.50%) BMC
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (12.50%) Database Security
11 5 (10.42%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (10.42%) Performance Improvement

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior DBA in their job title 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 with Senior DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) CICS
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (18.75%) DB2
4 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
8 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (6.25%) OLTP
9 3 (6.25%) OLAP
10 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.08%) MySQL
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Replication
2 5 (10.42%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Clustering
4 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (10.42%) UNIX
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) zOS
3 2 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) HPUX
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) ETL
3 6 (12.50%) Database Security
4 5 (10.42%) Performance Improvement
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.08%) SOA
7 1 (2.08%) CRM
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Service Management
7 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.50%) COBOL
4 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) R
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.17%) MCITP
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) VCP4
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) BMC
4 3 (6.25%) Sybase
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Tableau
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