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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / London
Rank 233 201 218
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 173 241 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 1.15% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.21% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 162 130
Median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +8.57%

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
18428 19940 20069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13183 14000 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 348
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -25 22 £375 -16.66% 15
Greenford - 6 £413 -
Croydon -6 5 £500 +25.00%
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Bromley - 1 £218 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £650 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 190 (55.23%) Oracle
2 171 (49.71%) SQL
3 141 (40.99%) Oracle Database
4 137 (39.83%) SQL Server
5 99 (28.78%) Linux
6 91 (26.45%) Finance
7 69 (20.06%) Performance Tuning
8 63 (18.31%) Oracle RAC
8 63 (18.31%) MySQL
9 62 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
10 60 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 54 (15.70%) Data Guard
12 52 (15.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 50 (14.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 49 (14.24%) T-SQL
15 48 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
16 47 (13.66%) Unix
17 45 (13.08%) Python
18 41 (11.92%) Migration
18 41 (11.92%) ETL
18 41 (11.92%) High Availability
19 40 (11.63%) Oracle Database 12c
19 40 (11.63%) Windows
19 40 (11.63%) ITIL
19 40 (11.63%) Perl
19 40 (11.63%) Microsoft
19 40 (11.63%) Replication
20 39 (11.34%) Relational Database
21 38 (11.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 38 (11.05%) Business Intelligence

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 21 (6.10%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.94%) Confluence
3 16 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (3.49%) IIS
5 9 (2.62%) nginx
6 4 (1.16%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.58%) JBoss
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.29%) TYPO3
Applications
1 14 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (3.49%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.62%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.29%) Epicor iScala
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.16%) GitHub
4 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.58%) IaaS
5 2 (0.58%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) G Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.65%) DNS
2 11 (3.20%) SAN
3 9 (2.62%) Firewall
3 9 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.03%) SSL
5 6 (1.74%) VPN
6 4 (1.16%) ICMP
7 3 (0.87%) DHCP
8 2 (0.58%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.58%) FTP
8 2 (0.58%) LAN
8 2 (0.58%) LDAP
8 2 (0.58%) SSH
8 2 (0.58%) VLAN
8 2 (0.58%) WAN
9 1 (0.29%) Intranet
9 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (40.99%) Oracle Database
2 137 (39.83%) SQL Server
3 63 (18.31%) MySQL
4 62 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (15.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 48 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (11.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 39 (11.34%) Relational Database
10 38 (11.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (7.85%) RDBMS
14 23 (6.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (5.81%) MongoDB
15 20 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
15 20 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (5.23%) NoSQL
17 17 (4.94%) MariaDB
17 17 (4.94%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 20 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.23%) JIRA
3 13 (3.78%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.62%) Bitbucket
4 9 (2.62%) Subversion
5 7 (2.03%) NUnit
6 3 (0.87%) GoCD
6 3 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.87%) Toad
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.29%) Ant
8 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.29%) Hudson
8 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.29%) JUnit
8 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.29%) Maven
8 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 91 (26.45%) Finance
2 31 (9.01%) Banking
3 9 (2.62%) Law
3 9 (2.62%) Retail
4 6 (1.74%) Legal
5 4 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.58%) Advertising
6 2 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 18 (5.23%) Middleware
3 15 (4.36%) Web Services
4 13 (3.78%) .NET
5 10 (2.91%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (2.33%) LAMP
7 7 (2.03%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.03%) ADO
7 7 (2.03%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.03%) Dapper ORM
7 7 (2.03%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.45%) YAML
9 3 (0.87%) XML
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Streams
11 1 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.29%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.29%) JSON
11 1 (0.29%) SOAP
11 1 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.63%) Replication
2 34 (9.88%) Clustering
3 18 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.33%) Reference Data
5 6 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.74%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.16%) NHS
7 4 (1.16%) Statistics
8 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.58%) CMDB
9 2 (0.58%) FMCG
9 2 (0.58%) HACMP
9 2 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.29%) DataPower
10 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.29%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 99 (28.78%) Linux
2 47 (13.66%) Unix
3 40 (11.63%) Windows
4 22 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.07%) AIX
6 13 (3.78%) SUSE
7 9 (2.62%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (2.33%) CentOS
8 8 (2.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.03%) Solaris
10 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.16%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.58%) HPUX
13 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.58%) zOS
14 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.06%) Performance Tuning
2 41 (11.92%) ETL
2 41 (11.92%) High Availability
2 41 (11.92%) Migration
3 40 (11.63%) ITIL
4 38 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (6.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 21 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (5.81%) DevOps
8 18 (5.23%) Data Modelling
8 18 (5.23%) E-Commerce
9 16 (4.65%) Change Management
9 16 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.65%) SOA
10 14 (4.07%) Database Security
10 14 (4.07%) Load Balancing
11 13 (3.78%) Data Migration
12 12 (3.49%) Mentoring
12 12 (3.49%) Problem Management
13 11 (3.20%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (49.71%) SQL
2 49 (14.24%) T-SQL
3 45 (13.08%) Python
4 40 (11.63%) Perl
5 30 (8.72%) PL/SQL
6 28 (8.14%) Ruby
7 26 (7.56%) Bash Shell
8 17 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.20%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.91%) Korn
11 8 (2.33%) C#
12 7 (2.03%) C
12 7 (2.03%) VB
13 4 (1.16%) Go
13 4 (1.16%) Java
14 3 (0.87%) Pig Latin
15 2 (0.58%) Delphi
15 2 (0.58%) Pascal
15 2 (0.58%) VBA
16 1 (0.29%) REXX
Qualifications
1 29 (8.43%) Oracle Certification
2 26 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.91%) Degree
4 10 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.62%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.03%) MCITP
6 7 (2.03%) OCP
7 5 (1.45%) IBM Certification
8 4 (1.16%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.87%) CLAS
10 2 (0.58%) MCSA
11 1 (0.29%) MCSE
11 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.20%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.45%) SLA
3 4 (1.16%) QA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (18.31%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (5.81%) Corosync
3 17 (4.94%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (2.62%) Docker
6 9 (2.62%) Squid
7 5 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.16%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.58%) NFS
10 1 (0.29%) Ceph
10 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (15.70%) Data Guard
2 29 (8.43%) Puppet
3 26 (7.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 25 (7.27%) Ansible
5 20 (5.81%) Pacemaker
6 17 (4.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 17 (4.94%) Nagios
7 15 (4.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (2.91%) ZABBIX
9 9 (2.62%) SCOM
10 8 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (2.03%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (2.03%) Salt
12 5 (1.45%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.87%) Consul
13 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.87%) Terraform
14 2 (0.58%) Ambari
14 2 (0.58%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 190 (55.23%) Oracle
2 40 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.27%) Sybase
4 23 (6.69%) SAP
5 21 (6.10%) Red Hat
6 18 (5.23%) VMware
7 15 (4.36%) Percona
8 12 (3.49%) IBM
9 11 (3.20%) NetApp
10 9 (2.62%) RedGate
11 8 (2.33%) Rackspace
12 6 (1.74%) Netezza
13 5 (1.45%) Veritas
13 5 (1.45%) WorldPay
14 4 (1.16%) HP
14 4 (1.16%) Teradata
15 3 (0.87%) Greenplum
15 3 (0.87%) iManage
15 3 (0.87%) Informatica
15 3 (0.87%) Talend
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