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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 213 189 174
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 208 256 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.14% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.23% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 156 144
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +89.47%
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 March 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 +11 49 £425 +6.25% 28
Croydon 0 5 £425 -5.55% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
West Drayton - - - - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 300 (66.23%) SQL
2 228 (50.33%) SQL Server
3 189 (41.72%) Oracle
4 143 (31.57%) Oracle Database
5 124 (27.37%) Performance Tuning
6 119 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 105 (23.18%) Finance
8 104 (22.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 99 (21.85%) Replication
10 97 (21.41%) Linux
11 96 (21.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 88 (19.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 75 (16.56%) Oracle RAC
14 69 (15.23%) Windows
14 69 (15.23%) T-SQL
14 69 (15.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 65 (14.35%) Banking
16 64 (14.13%) Migration
17 62 (13.69%) Microsoft
18 58 (12.80%) Clustering
19 56 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
19 56 (12.36%) Data Guard
20 52 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
21 48 (10.60%) Shell Script
21 48 (10.60%) UNIX
22 45 (9.93%) PL/SQL
22 45 (9.93%) MySQL
22 45 (9.93%) Oracle RMAN
22 45 (9.93%) Security Cleared
23 44 (9.71%) Oracle Database 10g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.87%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.55%) IIS
5 5 (1.10%) CICS
5 5 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.22%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle 9iAS
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.09%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.75%) SAN
2 5 (1.10%) Internet
2 5 (1.10%) LDAP
3 3 (0.66%) NAS
3 3 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.44%) Firewall
4 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) LAN
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (50.33%) SQL Server
2 143 (31.57%) Oracle Database
3 119 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 104 (22.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 96 (21.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 88 (19.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 69 (15.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (9.93%) MySQL
10 44 (9.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 43 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (9.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 41 (9.05%) Relational Database
13 37 (8.17%) RDBMS
14 22 (4.86%) Oracle Database 12c
15 21 (4.64%) DB2
16 19 (4.19%) SQL Server 2000
17 17 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 14 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
18 14 (3.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.77%) Toad
2 8 (1.77%) ClearQuest
3 5 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.88%) Subversion
5 3 (0.66%) JIRA
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.44%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.22%) ERwin
7 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 105 (23.18%) Finance
2 65 (14.35%) Banking
3 19 (4.19%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.21%) Marketing
5 9 (1.99%) Legal
6 8 (1.77%) Retail
7 6 (1.32%) Advertising
8 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.88%) Law
9 4 (0.88%) Games
10 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.66%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.75%) .NET
2 11 (2.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 10 (2.21%) Middleware
4 8 (1.77%) Web Services
5 7 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.10%) LAMP
7 4 (0.88%) MDX
7 4 (0.88%) HTML
8 3 (0.66%) Spring
8 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.66%) XML
9 2 (0.44%) Flash
9 2 (0.44%) CGI
9 2 (0.44%) SOAP
9 2 (0.44%) RESTful
10 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.22%) HTML5
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.85%) Replication
2 58 (12.80%) Clustering
3 32 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.31%) NHS
5 12 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.99%) Statistics
8 7 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.44%) Open Source
11 2 (0.44%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.44%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.44%) Online Games
11 2 (0.44%) Symmetrix
11 2 (0.44%) Contract for Difference
11 2 (0.44%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.22%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 97 (21.41%) Linux
2 69 (15.23%) Windows
3 48 (10.60%) UNIX
4 25 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.53%) AIX
8 11 (2.43%) Solaris
9 10 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.55%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.10%) HPUX
11 5 (1.10%) SUSE
12 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.44%) zOS
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (27.37%) Performance Tuning
2 64 (14.13%) Migration
3 56 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (8.39%) Performance Monitoring
6 33 (7.28%) Database Security
6 33 (7.28%) Data Modelling
7 29 (6.40%) Capacity Planning
8 27 (5.96%) High Availability
9 25 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (5.30%) ITIL
11 23 (5.08%) ETL
12 22 (4.86%) Database Tuning
13 19 (4.19%) Change Management
14 15 (3.31%) Incident Management
15 13 (2.87%) SOA
15 13 (2.87%) E-Commerce
16 11 (2.43%) Service Management
17 10 (2.21%) Data Migration
17 10 (2.21%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (66.23%) SQL
2 69 (15.23%) T-SQL
3 48 (10.60%) Shell Script
4 45 (9.93%) PL/SQL
5 18 (3.97%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.31%) Perl
7 14 (3.09%) Korn
8 11 (2.43%) C#
9 10 (2.21%) VB
10 9 (1.99%) VBScript
10 9 (1.99%) Java
11 7 (1.55%) PHP
12 6 (1.32%) COBOL
13 5 (1.10%) C
14 4 (0.88%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.88%) Python
15 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.44%) R
16 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.09%) Degree
4 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.43%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.77%) OCP
7 7 (1.55%) MCITP
8 5 (1.10%) MCSE
8 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.88%) MCSA
9 4 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.66%) MCP
10 3 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.66%) CCNA
10 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.66%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.44%) MCTS
11 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.22%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.77%) SLA
2 5 (1.10%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (16.56%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.66%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.22%) SRDF
6 1 (0.22%) Corosync
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 56 (12.36%) Data Guard
2 45 (9.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 34 (7.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.55%) Puppet
5 5 (1.10%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.88%) SCOM
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.44%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (0.44%) Nagios
8 2 (0.44%) Foglight
9 1 (0.22%) Control-M
9 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.22%) WSUS
9 1 (0.22%) Ansible
9 1 (0.22%) logstash
9 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.22%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 189 (41.72%) Oracle
2 62 (13.69%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.73%) Sybase
4 26 (5.74%) Red Hat
5 21 (4.64%) VMware
6 13 (2.87%) Percona
7 11 (2.43%) Teradata
7 11 (2.43%) Greenplum
8 10 (2.21%) IBM
9 8 (1.77%) NetApp
9 8 (1.77%) Sun
9 8 (1.77%) BMC
10 7 (1.55%) Informatica
10 7 (1.55%) Remedy
10 7 (1.55%) Red Gate
11 5 (1.10%) Tableau
11 5 (1.10%) Vertica
11 5 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.88%) CommVault
12 4 (0.88%) HP
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