The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 542 496 537
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 28 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.099% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.11% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 14
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£408 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior DBA
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 19 £408 +1.87% 7
North West -2 4 £363 -23.68% 3
South East -16 3 £475 +5.55% 4
East of England - 2 £500 -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Senior DBA
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Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 46 (62.16%) SQL
2 40 (54.05%) Oracle
3 39 (52.70%) Oracle Database
4 36 (48.65%) SQL Server
5 34 (45.95%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (39.19%) Oracle RAC
7 27 (36.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 27 (36.49%) Data Guard
8 26 (35.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 25 (33.78%) Finance
10 19 (25.68%) UNIX
11 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (22.97%) ITIL
13 16 (21.62%) T-SQL
14 15 (20.27%) Linux
14 15 (20.27%) Oracle RMAN
14 15 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (16.22%) Clustering
16 12 (16.22%) Windows
16 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database 12c
17 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
17 11 (14.86%) Banking
18 10 (13.51%) Replication
18 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
18 10 (13.51%) PL/SQL
18 10 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
19 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) SSH
3 1 (1.35%) NAS
3 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.70%) Oracle Database
2 36 (48.65%) SQL Server
3 27 (36.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (35.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
12 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
12 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (6.76%) OLAP
12 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (4.05%) DB2
13 3 (4.05%) MySQL
14 2 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Toad
1 1 (1.35%) ERwin
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.70%) French Language
6 1 (1.35%) German Language
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.70%) Ajax
1 2 (2.70%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (1.35%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Clustering
2 10 (13.51%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
3 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) UNIX
2 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 12 (16.22%) Windows
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.46%) Solaris
6 6 (8.11%) HPUX
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.05%) AIX
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (22.97%) ITIL
3 10 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
5 6 (8.11%) Change Management
5 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (5.41%) Project Management
7 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.05%) Data Management
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.05%) High Availability
9 2 (2.70%) Change Control
9 2 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) T-SQL
3 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
3 10 (13.51%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.70%) Perl
5 2 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.81%) MCITP
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (6.76%) OCP
4 4 (5.41%) MCDBA
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 29 (39.19%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.70%) SRDF
3 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (36.49%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) EMC
3 6 (8.11%) Veritas
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) HP
5 3 (4.05%) Sybase
6 2 (2.70%) Cognos
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.35%) Perforce
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) BMC
7 1 (1.35%) Siebel
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Sun