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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 552 563 518
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 38 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.045% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.049% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 27
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£415 £399 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% -16.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +11 13 £415 +3.75% 5
South East -22 6 £450 +13.20% 2
East of England +7 5 £488 -2.45% 1
North West -34 5 £480 +43.49% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
South West - 2 - - 1
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 34 (72.34%) SQL
2 25 (53.19%) SQL Server
3 17 (36.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
5 15 (31.91%) Windows
6 14 (29.79%) Oracle
7 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
9 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
10 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (17.02%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (17.02%) ITIL
12 7 (14.89%) UNIX
12 7 (14.89%) MySQL
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (12.77%) Linux
13 6 (12.77%) Citrix
13 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.77%) Clustering
14 5 (10.64%) Replication
14 5 (10.64%) VMware
14 5 (10.64%) Mitel

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) Network Security
1 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (53.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
6 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
7 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (14.89%) MySQL
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (10.64%) DB2
11 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
13 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
14 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Toad
1 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) XML
1 1 (2.13%) POSIX
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
1 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) High Availability
3 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (8.51%) Scrum
4 3 (6.38%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (6.38%) Database Security
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.26%) Change Control
5 2 (4.26%) ETL
5 2 (4.26%) Benchmarking
5 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.13%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.51%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) VB
4 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) VBScript
6 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.13%) Korn
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.13%) OCP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (8.51%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Mitel
5 2 (4.26%) Veritas
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) Cognos
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.13%) Teradata