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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 272 255 174
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -81
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 158 181 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.77% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.82% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 114 202
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £277 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +44.23%
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
20558 22106 21788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.61% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14897 15440 15139
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 369 391
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 34 £345 -17.61% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £425 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +11 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £350 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 235 (66.20%) SQL
2 206 (58.03%) SQL Server
3 164 (46.20%) Oracle
4 129 (36.34%) Oracle Database
4 129 (36.34%) Performance Tuning
5 98 (27.61%) Microsoft
6 93 (26.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 89 (25.07%) Linux
8 79 (22.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 77 (21.69%) Finance
9 77 (21.69%) T-SQL
10 76 (21.41%) Migration
11 73 (20.56%) Windows
11 73 (20.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 73 (20.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 67 (18.87%) Replication
13 62 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 52 (14.65%) Clustering
15 49 (13.80%) High Availability
15 49 (13.80%) SQL Server 2014
16 48 (13.52%) MySQL
17 47 (13.24%) Oracle RMAN
18 46 (12.96%) Oracle Database 12c
18 46 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 43 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (11.83%) Unix
20 42 (11.83%) Oracle RAC
21 40 (11.27%) Data Guard
22 38 (10.70%) PL/SQL
23 37 (10.42%) PostgreSQL

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 14 (3.94%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.25%) Confluence
3 7 (1.97%) IIS
4 6 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.56%) CMS
6 2 (0.56%) JBoss
6 2 (0.56%) Liferay
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) CICS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (5.35%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (4.79%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (4.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (3.10%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (1.69%) Sage CRM
5 6 (1.69%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.20%) SAN
2 4 (1.13%) VLAN
3 2 (0.56%) Firewall
3 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.56%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.56%) Network Security
3 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.28%) DHCP
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.28%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (58.03%) SQL Server
2 129 (36.34%) Oracle Database
3 93 (26.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (22.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (20.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 73 (20.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 62 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (13.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 48 (13.52%) MySQL
9 46 (12.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 46 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 26 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (7.32%) Relational Database
13 25 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (5.35%) RDBMS
15 15 (4.23%) MongoDB
16 14 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.25%) JIRA
1 8 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (1.69%) TeamCity
2 6 (1.69%) Toad
3 4 (1.13%) ClearQuest
3 4 (1.13%) Subversion
4 3 (0.85%) Ant
4 3 (0.85%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.85%) Hudson
4 3 (0.85%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.85%) JUnit
4 3 (0.85%) Maven
4 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.56%) Flyway
5 2 (0.56%) Liquibase
General
1 77 (21.69%) Finance
2 33 (9.30%) Banking
3 24 (6.76%) Retail
4 14 (3.94%) Legal
5 8 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.25%) Law
6 7 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.56%) French Language
8 2 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.35%) Middleware
2 18 (5.07%) .NET
3 15 (4.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 11 (3.10%) XML
5 8 (2.25%) Oracle Streams
6 6 (1.69%) Web Services
7 5 (1.41%) WebCenter
8 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.85%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.85%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.85%) NHibernate
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.85%) Spring
9 2 (0.56%) BSON
9 2 (0.56%) Doctrine
9 2 (0.56%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.56%) JSON
9 2 (0.56%) LAMP
9 2 (0.56%) MDX
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.87%) Replication
2 52 (14.65%) Clustering
3 14 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.54%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.41%) Statistics
7 4 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.13%) NHS
8 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.56%) Tandem
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) Online Games
10 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 89 (25.07%) Linux
2 73 (20.56%) Windows
3 42 (11.83%) Unix
4 23 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 23 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.79%) Solaris
6 13 (3.66%) AIX
7 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (36.34%) Performance Tuning
2 76 (21.41%) Migration
3 49 (13.80%) High Availability
4 43 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (7.04%) Database Tuning
7 24 (6.76%) ITIL
8 22 (6.20%) Performance Monitoring
9 19 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (5.35%) ETL
10 18 (5.07%) Database Security
11 16 (4.51%) Data Modelling
12 14 (3.94%) DevOps
13 13 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (3.66%) SOA
14 12 (3.38%) Change Management
14 12 (3.38%) CRM
15 11 (3.10%) Capacity Management
15 11 (3.10%) Patch Management
15 11 (3.10%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 235 (66.20%) SQL
2 77 (21.69%) T-SQL
3 38 (10.70%) PL/SQL
4 36 (10.14%) PowerShell
5 33 (9.30%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.10%) Perl
7 10 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.82%) Python
8 9 (2.54%) Java
8 9 (2.54%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.97%) C
10 6 (1.69%) C#
11 5 (1.41%) Korn
12 4 (1.13%) PHP
12 4 (1.13%) VB
12 4 (1.13%) VBScript
13 3 (0.85%) VBA
14 2 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (0.56%) Ruby
15 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.66%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (2.54%) OCP
4 6 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.13%) MCITP
6 4 (1.13%) MCSE
7 3 (0.85%) Degree
7 3 (0.85%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.85%) RHCE
7 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.28%) MCSA
9 1 (0.28%) MCTS
9 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.97%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (11.83%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 47 (13.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 40 (11.27%) Data Guard
3 29 (8.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 18 (5.07%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (3.38%) SCOM
6 6 (1.69%) DBAmp
6 6 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.13%) Nagios
7 4 (1.13%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.56%) Ambari
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.56%) OpenView
9 2 (0.56%) Puppet
10 1 (0.28%) Ansible
10 1 (0.28%) Foglight
10 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.28%) MOM
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 164 (46.20%) Oracle
2 98 (27.61%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 21 (5.92%) VMware
5 18 (5.07%) Sybase
6 9 (2.54%) EMC
7 8 (2.25%) hybris
7 8 (2.25%) RedGate
8 7 (1.97%) IDERA
8 7 (1.97%) SAP
9 6 (1.69%) CommVault
9 6 (1.69%) IBM
9 6 (1.69%) Sage
9 6 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.69%) SimCorp
9 6 (1.69%) Veritas
10 5 (1.41%) Cognos
10 5 (1.41%) HP
10 5 (1.41%) Informatica
11 4 (1.13%) Vertica
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Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
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