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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 546 560 520
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 35 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.057% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 32
Average daily rate £430 £377 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -11.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £323 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
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
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 18 £475 +22.00% 11
North West -9 6 £306 -18.33% 2
South East +12 4 £430 -4.44% 3
West Midlands - 4 - -
South West -2 2 £381 -
Yorkshire -12 1 - -
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 53 (75.71%) SQL Server
2 45 (64.29%) SQL
3 30 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 29 (41.43%) Finance
5 28 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (34.29%) Oracle Database
7 24 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (34.29%) Oracle
8 21 (30.00%) ITIL
9 20 (28.57%) Banking
9 20 (28.57%) Replication
10 19 (27.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
12 16 (22.86%) Unix
12 16 (22.86%) Linux
12 16 (22.86%) Clustering
12 16 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (21.43%) Investment Banking
14 14 (20.00%) Migration
14 14 (20.00%) SAN
15 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
16 12 (17.14%) Data Guard
16 12 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
16 12 (17.14%) AIX
16 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
17 11 (15.71%) Solaris
17 11 (15.71%) Windows

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) FileNet
4 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (75.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (34.29%) Oracle Database
4 24 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (27.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
8 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (7.14%) VLDB
13 4 (5.71%) DB2
13 4 (5.71%) DTS
13 4 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
14 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Banking
3 15 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) Middleware
3 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Replication
2 16 (22.86%) Clustering
3 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.43%) Client/Server
5 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.29%) NHS
7 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
1 16 (22.86%) Unix
2 12 (17.14%) AIX
3 11 (15.71%) Solaris
3 11 (15.71%) Windows
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (30.00%) ITIL
3 16 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (20.00%) Migration
5 12 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (15.71%) High Availability
6 11 (15.71%) Incident Management
6 11 (15.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
8 9 (12.86%) Database Security
9 8 (11.43%) Information Security
9 8 (11.43%) Investment Management
9 8 (11.43%) Security Management
10 7 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
10 7 (10.00%) Service Management
11 6 (8.57%) Change Control
11 6 (8.57%) Time Management
11 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) SQL
2 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
3 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 11 (15.71%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) C#
7 2 (2.86%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.43%) MCTS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Data Guard
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (14.29%) Foglight
4 4 (5.71%) SCOM
5 3 (4.29%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.43%) MOM
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.29%) Imperva
3 10 (14.29%) Sybase
4 8 (11.43%) IBM
5 5 (7.14%) Cognos
6 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.86%) EMC
7 2 (2.86%) VMware
7 2 (2.86%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.43%) Informatica
8 1 (1.43%) Misys
8 1 (1.43%) Netezza
8 1 (1.43%) Pega
8 1 (1.43%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.43%) Vignette
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