The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 575 607 555
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 50 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.024% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.025% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 29
Median daily rate £430 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £200 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
46717 48225 45605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30823 30939 28425
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1834 1871
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior DBA in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +16 20 £450 - 6
South East +5 11 £445 +4.70% 4
East of England +23 10 £400 -
North East - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £363 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £220 - 5
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Senior DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 57 (77.03%) SQL
2 49 (66.22%) SQL Server
3 30 (40.54%) Oracle
4 29 (39.19%) Oracle Database
5 26 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (28.38%) High Availability
7 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 19 (25.68%) Clustering
8 19 (25.68%) Replication
8 19 (25.68%) Finance
8 19 (25.68%) T-SQL
8 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
9 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (20.27%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
12 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (16.22%) Migration
14 12 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (16.22%) ITIL
14 12 (16.22%) Data Guard
15 11 (14.86%) Database Security
15 11 (14.86%) Linux
16 10 (13.51%) PL/SQL
17 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 10g

Senior DBA Skill Set
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 3 (4.05%) IIS
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) SAN
2 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (66.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (39.19%) Oracle Database
3 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
10 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
11 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (5.41%) OLAP
12 4 (5.41%) VLDB
13 3 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.35%) Toad
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.70%) French Language
7 1 (1.35%) Automotive
7 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Clustering
1 19 (25.68%) Replication
2 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.35%) iPad
4 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Statistics
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Unix
4 5 (6.76%) Windows
5 4 (5.41%) AIX
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.70%) Solaris
7 2 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (28.38%) High Availability
3 12 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.22%) ITIL
3 12 (16.22%) Migration
4 11 (14.86%) Database Security
5 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.81%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.41%) Security Management
8 4 (5.41%) SOA
8 4 (5.41%) Time Management
9 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.05%) DevOps
9 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.05%) ETL
9 3 (4.05%) Investment Management
9 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.05%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) SQL
2 19 (25.68%) T-SQL
3 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
4 10 (13.51%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.05%) C
7 2 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) Java
8 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) Korn
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.41%) OCP
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) IBM Certification
3 3 (4.05%) MCITP
4 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Data Guard
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (4.05%) SCOM
4 3 (4.05%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.35%) Foglight
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Oracle
2 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.11%) VMware
5 4 (5.41%) HP
5 4 (5.41%) IBM
6 3 (4.05%) EMC
7 2 (2.70%) Sun
7 2 (2.70%) Sybase
8 1 (1.35%) Imperva
8 1 (1.35%) Misys
8 1 (1.35%) SAP