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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 518 496 528
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 48 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.075% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.081% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 16
Average daily rate £450 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £400 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 26 £450 - 14
Yorkshire -13 5 £363 -9.37%
South East -25 5 £511 +7.63% 4
North West -18 4 £450 +0.55%
South West - 2 £390 -
West Midlands - 2 £550 - 1
East of England - 1 £425 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Senior DBA
UK

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 65 (69.89%) Oracle
2 57 (61.29%) SQL
3 53 (56.99%) Oracle Database
4 44 (47.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 41 (44.09%) SQL Server
6 38 (40.86%) Performance Tuning
7 36 (38.71%) Oracle RAC
8 34 (36.56%) Data Guard
8 34 (36.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 32 (34.41%) UNIX
9 32 (34.41%) Finance
10 26 (27.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (21.51%) Migration
12 20 (21.51%) ITIL
12 20 (21.51%) Linux
13 19 (20.43%) Replication
13 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
13 19 (20.43%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (19.35%) T-SQL
15 16 (17.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (16.13%) PL/SQL
16 15 (16.13%) SAN
17 14 (15.05%) Oracle RMAN
17 14 (15.05%) Solaris
18 12 (12.90%) Veritas
18 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
18 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 11 (11.83%) Performance Management

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (11.83%) WebLogic
1 11 (11.83%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (4.30%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) SAN
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) SSH
2 1 (1.08%) NAS
2 1 (1.08%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (56.99%) Oracle Database
2 44 (47.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 41 (44.09%) SQL Server
4 34 (36.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 26 (27.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (17.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
12 7 (7.53%) DB2
13 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
14 4 (4.30%) OLAP
14 4 (4.30%) OLTP
14 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (4.30%) Oracle OLAP
15 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (3.23%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Toad
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) PVCS
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (34.41%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Ajax
2 2 (2.15%) .NET
2 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.15%) XML
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) JSON
3 1 (1.08%) Dojo
3 1 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Replication
2 8 (8.60%) Clustering
3 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.08%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) UNIX
2 20 (21.51%) Linux
3 14 (15.05%) Solaris
4 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (11.83%) Windows
6 7 (7.53%) HPUX
6 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.45%) AIX
8 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (21.51%) ITIL
2 20 (21.51%) Migration
3 19 (20.43%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (11.83%) Performance Management
5 9 (9.68%) ETL
6 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.38%) Project Management
9 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.38%) Data Management
10 2 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.15%) Scrum
10 2 (2.15%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.15%) Change Management
10 2 (2.15%) Data Reconciliation
10 2 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.15%) Change Control
10 2 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.29%) SQL
2 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
3 18 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 15 (16.13%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.15%) Perl
6 2 (2.15%) C#
7 1 (1.08%) Java
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (6.45%) MCITP
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.45%) OCP
3 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) MCSA
4 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 36 (38.71%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.15%) SRDF
3 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (36.56%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) Oracle
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) Veritas
3 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.30%) Cognos
5 3 (3.23%) Siebel
5 3 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) EMC
5 3 (3.23%) IBM
5 3 (3.23%) DataFlux
6 2 (2.15%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.15%) SAP
6 2 (2.15%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.08%) Teradata
7 1 (1.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.08%) BMC
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) Sybase
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago