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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 575 555 500
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 20 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.057% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.061% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 30
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£419 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £390 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47845 45746 43111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.64% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31018 28289 25848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1784 1845 1993
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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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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 -3 10 £200 -50.92% 11
South East -20 4 £425 -10.52% 5
North West -21 2 £375 +3.44% 1
East of England 0 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 4
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
South West - 1 - - 6
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Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 31 (77.50%) SQL
2 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (40.00%) Windows
5 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (32.50%) Finance
7 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (25.00%) Oracle
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
9 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
10 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (17.50%) MySQL
10 7 (17.50%) Banking
10 7 (17.50%) Database Security
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (15.00%) VMware
11 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.00%) ETL
11 6 (15.00%) Citrix
11 6 (15.00%) SAN
11 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) CICS
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (17.50%) MySQL
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (7.50%) DB2
10 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (2.50%) Adabas
11 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) POSIX
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.50%) Replication
1 5 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) zOS
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (17.50%) Database Security
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (15.00%) ETL
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (5.00%) Benchmarking
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
9 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) COBOL
3 3 (7.50%) VB
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) R
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) OCP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCTS
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) Mitel
5 3 (7.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.50%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (2.50%) Tableau
6 1 (2.50%) Teradata