The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 214 173 164
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 192 261 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 1.20% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.29% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 144 145
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +88.88%
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
City of London -2 44 £350 -6.66% 27
Croydon -1 5 £425 -5.55%
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 305 (65.73%) SQL
2 223 (48.06%) SQL Server
3 189 (40.73%) Oracle
4 145 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 143 (30.82%) Performance Tuning
6 117 (25.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 113 (24.35%) Finance
8 107 (23.06%) Linux
9 102 (21.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 101 (21.77%) Replication
11 97 (20.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 77 (16.59%) Banking
13 76 (16.38%) Oracle RAC
13 76 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 69 (14.87%) T-SQL
15 66 (14.22%) Microsoft
15 66 (14.22%) Migration
16 64 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 58 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
18 55 (11.85%) Clustering
18 55 (11.85%) Data Guard
19 53 (11.42%) Windows
20 52 (11.21%) UNIX
20 52 (11.21%) MySQL
20 52 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
20 52 (11.21%) Relational Database
21 51 (10.99%) Shell Script
22 50 (10.78%) Oracle RMAN
23 48 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
23 48 (10.34%) RDBMS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.51%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.29%) CICS
4 5 (1.08%) IIS
5 4 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle 9iAS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 25 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.94%) SAN
2 6 (1.29%) LDAP
3 4 (0.86%) Internet
4 2 (0.43%) Firewall
4 2 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) FTP
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (48.06%) SQL Server
2 145 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 117 (25.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (21.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 97 (20.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 76 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 64 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (11.21%) Relational Database
8 52 (11.21%) MySQL
9 48 (10.34%) RDBMS
9 48 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 41 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (8.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 30 (6.47%) DB2
13 19 (4.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (4.09%) Oracle Database 12c
14 16 (3.45%) MongoDB
15 15 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
15 15 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.72%) Toad
2 8 (1.72%) ClearQuest
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.65%) Subversion
5 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.43%) JIRA
5 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.22%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 113 (24.35%) Finance
2 77 (16.59%) Banking
3 27 (5.82%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.16%) Marketing
5 9 (1.94%) Retail
6 6 (1.29%) Legal
6 6 (1.29%) Advertising
7 5 (1.08%) Law
7 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.86%) Games
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 13 (2.80%) .NET
3 8 (1.72%) Web Services
4 5 (1.08%) Middleware
5 4 (0.86%) LAMP
6 3 (0.65%) Flash
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.65%) Spring
6 3 (0.65%) MDX
7 2 (0.43%) RESTful
7 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.43%) SOAP
8 1 (0.22%) XML
8 1 (0.22%) HTML
8 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.22%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.22%) ISPF
8 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 101 (21.77%) Replication
2 55 (11.85%) Clustering
3 33 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.80%) NHS
5 12 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.94%) Statistics
8 8 (1.72%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.08%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.65%) Open Source
11 3 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.43%) Contract for Difference
12 2 (0.43%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.43%) Wiki
12 2 (0.43%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.43%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 107 (23.06%) Linux
2 53 (11.42%) Windows
3 52 (11.21%) UNIX
4 24 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (4.53%) Solaris
6 16 (3.45%) AIX
7 13 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.72%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.29%) SUSE
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.86%) HPUX
12 4 (0.86%) zOS
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.22%) VMS
14 1 (0.22%) MVS
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (30.82%) Performance Tuning
2 66 (14.22%) Migration
3 58 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (9.48%) Performance Monitoring
5 40 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (7.76%) Data Modelling
6 36 (7.76%) Database Security
7 30 (6.47%) Capacity Planning
8 28 (6.03%) High Availability
9 27 (5.82%) Database Tuning
10 25 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (4.74%) ITIL
11 22 (4.74%) Change Management
12 21 (4.53%) ETL
13 15 (3.23%) E-Commerce
14 11 (2.37%) Data Migration
14 11 (2.37%) Incident Management
15 10 (2.16%) SOA
15 10 (2.16%) Physical Data Model
16 9 (1.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 305 (65.73%) SQL
2 69 (14.87%) T-SQL
3 51 (10.99%) Shell Script
4 46 (9.91%) PL/SQL
5 19 (4.09%) Perl
6 15 (3.23%) Korn
7 12 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.72%) VBScript
9 7 (1.51%) VB
9 7 (1.51%) PHP
9 7 (1.51%) Java
9 7 (1.51%) C#
10 6 (1.29%) C
10 6 (1.29%) COBOL
11 4 (0.86%) Python
12 3 (0.65%) XQuery
13 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.43%) R
14 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 39 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.23%) Degree
4 12 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.94%) OCP
6 5 (1.08%) VCP4
7 4 (0.86%) MCITP
8 3 (0.65%) MCTS
8 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.43%) MCSE
9 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.22%) MCSA
10 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.22%) OCA
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.72%) QA
2 7 (1.51%) SLA
3 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (16.38%) Oracle RAC
2 50 (10.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.22%) Corosync
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 55 (11.85%) Data Guard
2 38 (8.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.72%) Puppet
4 5 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.43%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.43%) Control-M
6 2 (0.43%) Nagios
7 1 (0.22%) Foglight
7 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.22%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) logstash
7 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 189 (40.73%) Oracle
2 66 (14.22%) Microsoft
3 41 (8.84%) Sybase
4 28 (6.03%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.02%) VMware
6 12 (2.59%) Sun
7 11 (2.37%) BMC
7 11 (2.37%) Teradata
8 10 (2.16%) Greenplum
8 10 (2.16%) Percona
9 8 (1.72%) IBM
10 7 (1.51%) Informatica
11 6 (1.29%) Red Gate
11 6 (1.29%) Remedy
12 5 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.08%) Veritas
12 5 (1.08%) HP
12 5 (1.08%) Vertica
13 4 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.86%) Tableau
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