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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 573 524 488
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 10 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.085% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 23
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £390 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
46210 45651 39482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29185 28733 23345
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1806 1895 2016
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -6 7 £500 +11.11% 9
East Midlands - 2 - -
South East -19 1 £425 -18.66% 8
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Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 14 (36.84%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) Oracle
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (23.68%) SAN
6 9 (23.68%) DB2
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (21.05%) Database Security
7 8 (21.05%) Banking
8 6 (15.79%) BMC
8 6 (15.79%) COBOL
8 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (15.79%) ETL
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
9 5 (13.16%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (13.16%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (13.16%) ITIL

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) CICS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (23.68%) DB2
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (5.26%) MySQL
10 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (2.63%) QlikView
10 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (2.63%) Adabas
10 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (2.63%) POSIX
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Mobile Banking
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Life Science
5 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) zOS
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (21.05%) Database Security
3 6 (15.79%) ETL
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Improvement
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Benchmarking
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Analytics
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.63%) Kanban
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) COBOL
3 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) R
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.63%) OCP
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) BMC
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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