The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 550 501 536
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 24 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.092% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.100% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £324 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £533 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1967 2541
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior DBA
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +4 15 £400 - 7
North West +2 4 £363 -23.68% 2
South East -18 3 £475 +5.55% 4
East of England - 2 £500 -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (62.16%) SQL
2 41 (55.41%) Oracle
3 40 (54.05%) Oracle Database
4 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
5 34 (45.95%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (40.54%) Oracle RAC
7 28 (37.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 28 (37.84%) Data Guard
8 26 (35.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (35.14%) Finance
9 19 (25.68%) UNIX
10 17 (22.97%) ITIL
10 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (21.62%) Oracle RMAN
12 15 (20.27%) Linux
12 15 (20.27%) T-SQL
12 15 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (16.22%) Clustering
15 11 (14.86%) Replication
15 11 (14.86%) Banking
15 11 (14.86%) PL/SQL
15 11 (14.86%) Windows
15 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
16 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
17 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) SSH
3 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (54.05%) Oracle Database
2 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
3 28 (37.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (35.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
11 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (6.76%) OLAP
11 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
12 3 (4.05%) MySQL
12 3 (4.05%) DB2
13 2 (2.70%) QlikView
13 2 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) ERwin
1 1 (1.35%) Toad
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.70%) French Language
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.70%) NHibernate
1 2 (2.70%) Ajax
2 1 (1.35%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Clustering
2 11 (14.86%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
3 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.35%) HACMP
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) UNIX
2 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Windows
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.46%) Solaris
6 6 (8.11%) HPUX
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.05%) AIX
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (22.97%) ITIL
3 10 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.11%) Change Management
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.41%) Scrum
7 4 (5.41%) Project Management
8 3 (4.05%) Data Management
8 3 (4.05%) High Availability
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Change Data Capture
9 2 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) SQL
2 15 (20.27%) T-SQL
3 11 (14.86%) PL/SQL
4 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.81%) MCITP
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (6.76%) OCP
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) MCDBA
5 3 (4.05%) MCSA
5 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (21.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) SRDF
3 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (37.84%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.35%) Control-M
3 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Veritas
3 6 (8.11%) EMC
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) HP
5 3 (4.05%) Sybase
6 2 (2.70%) Cognos
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) Perforce
7 1 (1.35%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.35%) BMC
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Sun
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Siebel