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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 559 518 549
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 20 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.079% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.085% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 9
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£350 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-29.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior DBA
UK

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
47746 44723 49333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.50% 92.70% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29832 27516 28197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1916 2493
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -1 7 £449 -0.27% 9
North West -7 6 £335 -29.57% 1
South East -16 4 £398 -20.50% 4
East of England - 3 £500 - 1
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 35 (66.04%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
3 24 (45.28%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (41.51%) Oracle Database
4 22 (41.51%) Oracle
5 17 (32.08%) Finance
6 15 (28.30%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (28.30%) T-SQL
7 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (26.42%) Data Guard
8 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (20.75%) Banking
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (18.87%) Clustering
11 10 (18.87%) ITIL
11 10 (18.87%) Linux
12 9 (16.98%) Windows
12 9 (16.98%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (16.98%) Replication
12 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (15.09%) MCITP
13 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
14 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
14 7 (13.21%) DB2
14 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
2 22 (41.51%) Oracle Database
3 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (13.21%) DB2
10 5 (9.43%) OLAP
10 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (7.55%) DTS
12 3 (5.66%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (5.66%) MySQL
13 2 (3.77%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.89%) Toad
1 1 (1.89%) ERwin
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.77%) French Language
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) NHibernate
1 2 (3.77%) HTML
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (1.89%) jQuery
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
2 1 (1.89%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Clustering
2 9 (16.98%) Replication
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.77%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.77%) Symmetrix
4 2 (3.77%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) UNIX
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) AIX
8 1 (1.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
3 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.32%) Change Management
4 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.43%) Database Security
6 4 (7.55%) Database Tuning
6 4 (7.55%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.66%) High Availability
8 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (15.09%) MCITP
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCDBA
3 3 (5.66%) MCSA
3 3 (5.66%) OCP
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.89%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.89%) Control-M
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) EMC
4 3 (5.66%) Sun
4 3 (5.66%) Sybase
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) BMC
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas
6 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos
6 1 (1.89%) Perforce
6 1 (1.89%) Telerik
6 1 (1.89%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau
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