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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 555 509 508
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 24 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.090% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.097% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 17
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£389 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £365 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +46.15%
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 13 £389 -4.11% 6
North West -6 6 £375 -12.84% 1
South East -38 5 £500 - 5
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle
5 12 (26.67%) Replication
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) DB2
8 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 8 (17.78%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (15.56%) Banking
10 7 (15.56%) Clustering
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (13.33%) Sybase
11 6 (13.33%) Linux
12 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.11%) Sun
12 5 (11.11%) Data Guard
12 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (8.89%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (8.89%) Database Security
13 4 (8.89%) IBM

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (20.00%) DB2
4 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (8.89%) OLAP
8 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
8 4 (8.89%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (6.67%) MySQL
9 3 (6.67%) OLTP
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (4.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) ERwin
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5
2 1 (2.22%) Kendo UI
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Replication
2 7 (15.56%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.44%) Statistics
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.44%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.22%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
3 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.89%) Database Security
4 3 (6.67%) Database Tuning
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Scrum
4 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.44%) TDD
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) VBScript
3 3 (6.67%) VB
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.44%) MCITP
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Sybase
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Sun
4 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (4.44%) EMC
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) Perforce
7 1 (2.22%) Telerik
7 1 (2.22%) Red Gate
7 1 (2.22%) Tableau
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