The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 271 228 210
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -18
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 161 244 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 1.05% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.10% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 155 166
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £37.04 £28.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.29% -34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £18.40 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.41 £37.60 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the London region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in London

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in London

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the London region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in London

DBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

DBA Hourly Rate Histogram in London

DBA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -39 15 £413 +3.12% 8
Croydon -10 7 £325 -17.46% 2
Bromley -2 3 £210 -19.23%
Brentford +2 1 £400 -27.27%
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 187 (58.99%) Oracle
2 165 (52.05%) SQL
3 153 (48.26%) SQL Server
4 150 (47.32%) Oracle Database
5 96 (30.28%) Linux
6 88 (27.76%) Performance Tuning
7 84 (26.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 74 (23.34%) Finance
9 68 (21.45%) Oracle RAC
10 63 (19.87%) Microsoft
11 62 (19.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 56 (17.67%) Clustering
13 55 (17.35%) Data Guard
14 50 (15.77%) Windows
15 49 (15.46%) MySQL
16 48 (15.14%) PostgreSQL
17 47 (14.83%) Oracle RMAN
17 47 (14.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 46 (14.51%) ITIL
18 46 (14.51%) SQL Server 2012
18 46 (14.51%) Oracle Database 12c
19 43 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
19 43 (13.56%) Migration
20 41 (12.93%) T-SQL
21 39 (12.30%) Oracle Certification
22 37 (11.67%) Replication
22 37 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
22 37 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 37 (11.67%) High Availability
23 35 (11.04%) Oracle GoldenGate

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.94%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.95%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.95%) nginx
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.63%) IIS
5 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.32%) CMS
6 1 (0.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.32%) TYPO3
Applications
1 15 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (9.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (9.15%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (2.52%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (1.89%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.32%) Epicor iScala
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.63%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.26%) SAN
2 12 (3.79%) DNS
3 9 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.21%) Firewall
5 5 (1.58%) SSL
6 4 (1.26%) ICMP
6 4 (1.26%) VPN
7 3 (0.95%) DHCP
8 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.63%) Network Security
8 2 (0.63%) SSH
9 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.32%) InfiniBand
9 1 (0.32%) VLAN
9 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (48.26%) SQL Server
2 150 (47.32%) Oracle Database
3 84 (26.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 62 (19.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (15.46%) MySQL
6 48 (15.14%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (14.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (14.51%) Oracle Database 12c
8 46 (14.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 43 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (10.73%) Relational Database
12 29 (9.15%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (8.52%) Oracle Database 10g
14 26 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (8.20%) RDBMS
15 20 (6.31%) Oracle BI EE
16 18 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
17 13 (4.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (1.58%) JIRA
4 4 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.95%) GoCD
5 3 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.95%) Toad
6 1 (0.32%) Ant
6 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) Hudson
6 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
6 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.32%) Maven
6 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 74 (23.34%) Finance
2 33 (10.41%) Banking
3 15 (4.73%) Retail
4 8 (2.52%) Legal
5 6 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.95%) Law
6 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.63%) Electronics
7 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 13 (4.10%) Middleware
3 10 (3.15%) Web Services
4 9 (2.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (2.21%) .NET
6 5 (1.58%) Oracle Streams
7 4 (1.26%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.95%) LAMP
8 3 (0.95%) XML
9 2 (0.63%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.63%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.63%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.32%) Doctrine
10 1 (0.32%) jQuery
10 1 (0.32%) JSON
10 1 (0.32%) Kafka
10 1 (0.32%) Lucene
10 1 (0.32%) MDX
10 1 (0.32%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.67%) Clustering
2 37 (11.67%) Replication
3 11 (3.47%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.89%) Statistics
5 5 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.58%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.26%) NHS
6 4 (1.26%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.63%) Fintech
7 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.63%) HACMP
8 1 (0.32%) CMDB
8 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 96 (30.28%) Linux
2 50 (15.77%) Windows
3 32 (10.09%) Unix
4 27 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.99%) Windows Server
6 16 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.42%) Solaris
8 12 (3.79%) AIX
8 12 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.21%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.89%) SUSE
11 4 (1.26%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.26%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.95%) HPUX
13 2 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.76%) Performance Tuning
2 46 (14.51%) ITIL
3 43 (13.56%) Migration
4 37 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (11.67%) High Availability
5 30 (9.46%) SOA
6 27 (8.52%) ETL
7 26 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (7.26%) DevOps
9 18 (5.68%) Data Modelling
9 18 (5.68%) Database Security
10 16 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (3.47%) Capacity Management
13 11 (3.47%) E-business
14 10 (3.15%) Load Balancing
14 10 (3.15%) Project Management
15 9 (2.84%) E-Commerce
15 9 (2.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 165 (52.05%) SQL
2 41 (12.93%) T-SQL
3 33 (10.41%) PL/SQL
4 21 (6.62%) Shell Script
5 19 (5.99%) Bash Shell
5 19 (5.99%) Python
6 17 (5.36%) Perl
7 15 (4.73%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.47%) Java
8 11 (3.47%) Korn
9 9 (2.84%) C
10 7 (2.21%) Ruby
11 4 (1.26%) Go
11 4 (1.26%) PHP
11 4 (1.26%) VBA
12 3 (0.95%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.95%) Pig Latin
13 2 (0.63%) Delphi
13 2 (0.63%) Pascal
13 2 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (12.30%) Oracle Certification
2 22 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.99%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.42%) OCP
6 8 (2.52%) MCITP
7 7 (2.21%) IBM Certification
8 6 (1.89%) Degree
9 4 (1.26%) MCSE
10 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.95%) MCSA
10 3 (0.95%) RHCE
11 2 (0.63%) CLAS
12 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.58%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.58%) QA
2 4 (1.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (21.45%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.47%) Oracle Clusterware
4 10 (3.15%) Corosync
5 7 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.95%) Docker
7 3 (0.95%) Squid
8 2 (0.63%) NFS
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (17.35%) Data Guard
2 47 (14.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 29 (9.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (4.73%) Puppet
5 10 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (3.15%) Pacemaker
6 7 (2.21%) Ambari
6 7 (2.21%) SCOM
7 6 (1.89%) Nagios
8 5 (1.58%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.26%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.95%) Ansible
10 3 (0.95%) Consul
10 3 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.95%) Terraform
11 2 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 187 (58.99%) Oracle
2 63 (19.87%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.04%) Red Hat
4 16 (5.05%) Sybase
5 12 (3.79%) NetApp
6 11 (3.47%) IBM
7 10 (3.15%) SimCorp
7 10 (3.15%) VMware
8 9 (2.84%) Percona
8 9 (2.84%) SAP
9 8 (2.52%) hybris
9 8 (2.52%) Informatica
10 7 (2.21%) HP
11 6 (1.89%) Veritas
12 4 (1.26%) EMC
12 4 (1.26%) Vertica
13 3 (0.95%) Cognos
13 3 (0.95%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.95%) Talend
14 2 (0.63%) EXASOL
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