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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 204 208 183
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 252 247 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 1.00% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.07% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 142 156
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£378 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £282 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.25 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £20.05 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £41.50 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +54.55%
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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 +19 73 £375 -6.25% 33
Bromley - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Romford - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 363 (65.88%) SQL
2 285 (51.72%) Oracle
3 253 (45.92%) SQL Server
4 232 (42.11%) Oracle Database
5 193 (35.03%) Performance Tuning
6 163 (29.58%) Linux
7 148 (26.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 136 (24.68%) UNIX
9 134 (24.32%) Finance
10 127 (23.05%) Replication
11 124 (22.50%) Oracle RAC
12 116 (21.05%) Banking
13 114 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 109 (19.78%) Oracle Database 10g
15 106 (19.24%) Data Guard
16 99 (17.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 92 (16.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 83 (15.06%) Microsoft
19 80 (14.52%) Oracle RMAN
20 78 (14.16%) PL/SQL
21 77 (13.97%) Windows
22 76 (13.79%) T-SQL
23 75 (13.61%) Relational Database
24 70 (12.70%) MySQL
25 68 (12.34%) SQL Server 2012
25 68 (12.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 64 (11.62%) RDBMS
27 61 (11.07%) Red Hat
28 60 (10.89%) Sybase
28 60 (10.89%) Shell Script

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 21 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.81%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.45%) IIS
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.54%) CICS
7 2 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.36%) Summit
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.18%) Global One
7 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.81%) SAN
2 7 (1.27%) Internet
3 6 (1.09%) LDAP
4 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.36%) NAS
5 2 (0.36%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (45.92%) SQL Server
2 232 (42.11%) Oracle Database
3 148 (26.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 114 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 109 (19.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 99 (17.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 92 (16.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 75 (13.61%) Relational Database
9 70 (12.70%) MySQL
10 68 (12.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 68 (12.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 64 (11.62%) RDBMS
12 53 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 38 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
14 37 (6.72%) Sybase ASE
14 37 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
15 34 (6.17%) DB2
16 26 (4.72%) SQL Server 2000
17 24 (4.36%) Amazon RDS
18 22 (3.99%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.63%) Toad
4 6 (1.09%) Maven
5 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.73%) JIRA
6 4 (0.73%) Subversion
7 3 (0.54%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.54%) Ant
7 3 (0.54%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.36%) YourKit
8 2 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (0.36%) ERwin
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 134 (24.32%) Finance
2 116 (21.05%) Banking
3 47 (8.53%) Investment Banking
4 25 (4.54%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.54%) Retail
6 7 (1.27%) Advertising
7 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.73%) Publishing
8 4 (0.73%) Law
8 4 (0.73%) Legal
9 3 (0.54%) Marketing
10 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.36%) International Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Latvian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Lithuanian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.36%) .NET
2 12 (2.18%) Oracle Streams
3 10 (1.81%) LAMP
4 7 (1.27%) JDBC
5 6 (1.09%) Middleware
6 5 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.91%) XML
6 5 (0.91%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.73%) Web Services
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.54%) EDI
8 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.36%) HTML
9 2 (0.36%) SOAP
9 2 (0.36%) ODBC
9 2 (0.36%) JSON
9 2 (0.36%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.36%) ISPF
10 1 (0.18%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 127 (23.05%) Replication
2 59 (10.71%) Clustering
3 39 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.18%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.00%) Statistics
6 10 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.27%) Open Source
8 7 (1.27%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.27%) Symmetrix
9 6 (1.09%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.91%) NHS
10 5 (0.91%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.36%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.36%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.18%) DTV
13 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 163 (29.58%) Linux
2 136 (24.68%) UNIX
3 77 (13.97%) Windows
4 56 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (8.89%) Solaris
6 22 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.45%) Debian
8 17 (3.09%) AIX
9 14 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.27%) CentOS
11 6 (1.09%) OpenVMS
11 6 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.91%) VMS
13 4 (0.73%) zOS
13 4 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.54%) SUSE
15 2 (0.36%) MVS
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (35.03%) Performance Tuning
2 60 (10.89%) Migration
3 55 (9.98%) ITIL
4 52 (9.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (7.99%) High Availability
6 43 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (7.62%) Change Management
8 31 (5.63%) Database Tuning
9 29 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (4.72%) Data Modelling
11 25 (4.54%) Performance Monitoring
12 23 (4.17%) Database Security
12 23 (4.17%) ETL
13 22 (3.99%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.09%) Incident Management
15 15 (2.72%) Performance Analysis
15 15 (2.72%) Mentoring
16 14 (2.54%) Release Management
16 14 (2.54%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (2.18%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 363 (65.88%) SQL
2 78 (14.16%) PL/SQL
3 76 (13.79%) T-SQL
4 60 (10.89%) Shell Script
5 39 (7.08%) Perl
6 28 (5.08%) PowerShell
7 26 (4.72%) Java
8 14 (2.54%) Korn
9 13 (2.36%) C
10 10 (1.81%) C#
10 10 (1.81%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.27%) Python
12 5 (0.91%) DCL
13 3 (0.54%) Ruby
13 3 (0.54%) XQuery
13 3 (0.54%) VBA
13 3 (0.54%) VB
13 3 (0.54%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.36%) PHP
14 2 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.36%) MCITP
4 23 (4.17%) Degree
5 18 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (2.36%) MCDBA
7 9 (1.63%) OCP
8 7 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.27%) MCTS
9 5 (0.91%) MCSE
10 4 (0.73%) MCSA
11 3 (0.54%) CCNA
11 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.54%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.36%) SLA
2 12 (2.18%) QA
3 10 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (22.50%) Oracle RAC
2 80 (14.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.36%) SRDF
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 106 (19.24%) Data Guard
2 33 (5.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (2.00%) Puppet
3 11 (2.00%) SCOM
4 10 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (1.09%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Statspack
8 4 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.73%) SCCM
8 4 (0.73%) Control-M
8 4 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (0.54%) Ionix
9 3 (0.54%) Salt
10 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.36%) Foglight
10 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 285 (51.72%) Oracle
2 83 (15.06%) Microsoft
3 61 (11.07%) Red Hat
4 60 (10.89%) Sybase
5 24 (4.36%) IBM
5 24 (4.36%) BMC
6 18 (3.27%) Percona
7 15 (2.72%) EMC
8 12 (2.18%) Sun
9 10 (1.81%) Murex
9 10 (1.81%) HP
9 10 (1.81%) Veritas
10 9 (1.63%) VMware
11 8 (1.45%) Remedy
12 5 (0.91%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.91%) SAP
12 5 (0.91%) Cognos
13 4 (0.73%) CA
13 4 (0.73%) Teradata
13 4 (0.73%) Red Gate
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