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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 259 231 183
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -48
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 174 205 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.92% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.97% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 134 219
Median daily rate £400 £406 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £38.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -63.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +6.66%
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
20644 21057 21495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 14520 15143
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 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 393 382
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 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 +27 38 £340 -20.00% 14
Croydon -10 4 £431 +1.47%
Hammersmith - 3 £350 -
Canary Wharf +6 1 £325 -
Bromley -10 1 £260 +1.96%
Harrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 255 (65.22%) SQL
2 239 (61.13%) SQL Server
3 174 (44.50%) Oracle
4 144 (36.83%) Performance Tuning
5 138 (35.29%) Oracle Database
6 117 (29.92%) Microsoft
7 102 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 100 (25.58%) Linux
9 95 (24.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 94 (24.04%) T-SQL
11 91 (23.27%) Finance
12 89 (22.76%) Replication
13 87 (22.25%) Migration
13 87 (22.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 86 (21.99%) Windows
15 80 (20.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 77 (19.69%) SQL Server 2008
17 61 (15.60%) Clustering
18 53 (13.55%) SQL Server 2005
19 52 (13.30%) Oracle RMAN
19 52 (13.30%) SQL Server 2014
20 49 (12.53%) Oracle RAC
21 48 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 48 (12.28%) PowerShell
21 48 (12.28%) High Availability
21 48 (12.28%) Oracle Database 12c
21 48 (12.28%) Unix
22 47 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
22 47 (12.02%) Data Guard
23 46 (11.76%) MySQL

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 13 (3.32%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.05%) Confluence
3 7 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.79%) IIS
3 7 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.77%) CMS
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.51%) JBoss
6 2 (0.51%) Liferay
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) CICS
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.26%) MS Project
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.60%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (3.84%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (3.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (3.07%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (1.53%) Sage CRM
5 5 (1.28%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.26%) HFM
6 1 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.39%) SAN
2 6 (1.53%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.77%) VLAN
4 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.51%) Internet
4 2 (0.51%) Network Security
4 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.26%) DHCP
5 1 (0.26%) DNS
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.26%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) SMTP
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (61.13%) SQL Server
2 138 (35.29%) Oracle Database
3 102 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (24.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 87 (22.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 80 (20.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 77 (19.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (13.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 52 (13.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 48 (12.28%) Oracle Database 12c
10 48 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (11.76%) MySQL
12 44 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (7.42%) Oracle Database 10g
14 27 (6.91%) Relational Database
15 20 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (5.12%) RDBMS
16 18 (4.60%) MongoDB
17 16 (4.09%) NoSQL
18 13 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (2.05%) JIRA
1 8 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.53%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.53%) Toad
4 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.02%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.02%) Subversion
6 3 (0.77%) Ant
6 3 (0.77%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.77%) Hudson
6 3 (0.77%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.77%) JUnit
6 3 (0.77%) Maven
6 3 (0.77%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 91 (23.27%) Finance
2 44 (11.25%) Banking
3 28 (7.16%) Retail
4 18 (4.60%) Legal
5 15 (3.84%) Law
6 13 (3.32%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.77%) Marketing
8 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.51%) Back Office
9 2 (0.51%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.37%) .NET
2 20 (5.12%) Middleware
3 15 (3.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 11 (2.81%) XML
5 8 (2.05%) Oracle Streams
6 5 (1.28%) Web Services
7 3 (0.77%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.77%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.77%) NHibernate
7 3 (0.77%) Spring
7 3 (0.77%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.51%) BSON
8 2 (0.51%) Doctrine
8 2 (0.51%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.51%) JSON
8 2 (0.51%) LAMP
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (0.26%) COM
9 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (22.76%) Replication
2 61 (15.60%) Clustering
3 21 (5.37%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.30%) Hedge funds
5 7 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.28%) NHS
6 5 (1.28%) Tandem
7 4 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.77%) Statistics
9 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.26%) Online Games
10 1 (0.26%) PMI
10 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 100 (25.58%) Linux
2 86 (21.99%) Windows
3 48 (12.28%) Unix
4 29 (7.42%) Windows Server
5 26 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (6.39%) Solaris
6 25 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.84%) AIX
9 12 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (36.83%) Performance Tuning
2 87 (22.25%) Migration
3 48 (12.28%) High Availability
4 47 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (10.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (8.44%) ITIL
7 29 (7.42%) Performance Monitoring
8 28 (7.16%) Database Tuning
9 21 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (4.60%) ETL
11 17 (4.35%) Database Security
12 16 (4.09%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.84%) Capacity Management
13 15 (3.84%) Data Modelling
14 14 (3.58%) Change Management
14 14 (3.58%) Database Mirroring
15 13 (3.32%) CRM
15 13 (3.32%) DevOps
16 12 (3.07%) Project Management
17 11 (2.81%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 255 (65.22%) SQL
2 94 (24.04%) T-SQL
3 48 (12.28%) PowerShell
4 45 (11.51%) PL/SQL
5 39 (9.97%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.81%) C
7 10 (2.56%) Python
8 9 (2.30%) Java
8 9 (2.30%) Perl
9 8 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.05%) C#
9 8 (2.05%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.28%) Korn
10 5 (1.28%) VBScript
11 4 (1.02%) PHP
12 3 (0.77%) VB
13 2 (0.51%) Ruby
13 2 (0.51%) Tcl
13 2 (0.51%) VBA
14 1 (0.26%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 12 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (2.81%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.79%) OCP
5 5 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.77%) MCITP
7 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.51%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.51%) MCTS
7 2 (0.51%) RHCE
8 1 (0.26%) Degree
8 1 (0.26%) MCSA
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.56%) QA
2 8 (2.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) FATCA
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (12.53%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.26%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 52 (13.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 47 (12.02%) Data Guard
3 39 (9.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (4.35%) SCOM
5 6 (1.53%) DBAmp
5 6 (1.53%) Nagios
5 6 (1.53%) Zenoss
6 4 (1.02%) Foglight
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.77%) Puppet
8 2 (0.51%) Ambari
8 2 (0.51%) OpenView
8 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.26%) Ansible
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.26%) MOM
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.26%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 174 (44.50%) Oracle
2 117 (29.92%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.65%) Red Hat
4 23 (5.88%) Sybase
5 22 (5.63%) VMware
6 10 (2.56%) EMC
7 9 (2.30%) Veritas
8 8 (2.05%) RedGate
9 7 (1.79%) HP
9 7 (1.79%) IDERA
9 7 (1.79%) SAP
10 6 (1.53%) CommVault
10 6 (1.53%) IBM
10 6 (1.53%) Sage
10 6 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.28%) iManage
11 5 (1.28%) SimCorp
12 4 (1.02%) Imperva
13 3 (0.77%) Informatica
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