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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / London
Rank 254 228 237
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 155 212 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 1.00% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.05% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 153 119
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +291.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.39%

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
18431 20097 20183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.79% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 14255 14185
Median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 299 332
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -17 22 £369 -1.66% 10
Croydon - 4 £500 -
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Bromley - 1 £218 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 179 (54.41%) Oracle
2 156 (47.42%) SQL
3 133 (40.43%) SQL Server
4 123 (37.39%) Oracle Database
5 94 (28.57%) Linux
6 85 (25.84%) Finance
7 71 (21.58%) MySQL
8 63 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
9 58 (17.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 50 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (14.59%) Unix
11 48 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
12 47 (14.29%) T-SQL
13 46 (13.98%) Migration
13 46 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 45 (13.68%) Data Guard
14 45 (13.68%) Oracle RAC
15 44 (13.37%) Python
16 42 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 40 (12.16%) Replication
18 39 (11.85%) Perl
18 39 (11.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 35 (10.64%) ETL
20 34 (10.33%) Microsoft
20 34 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 34 (10.33%) SQL Server 2012
21 33 (10.03%) Ruby
21 33 (10.03%) Sybase
22 32 (9.73%) Windows
22 32 (9.73%) Oracle Database 12c

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 22 (6.69%) WebLogic
2 20 (6.08%) Confluence
3 12 (3.65%) IIS
4 11 (3.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.82%) nginx
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.61%) Apache
8 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.61%) JBoss
8 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.30%) TYPO3
Applications
1 11 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (3.34%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (3.04%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.30%) Epicor iScala
7 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.52%) IaaS
2 5 (1.52%) PaaS
3 4 (1.22%) GitHub
4 3 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.13%) SAN
2 5 (1.52%) DNS
2 5 (1.52%) Firewall
2 5 (1.52%) SSL
3 2 (0.61%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.61%) FTP
3 2 (0.61%) Internet
3 2 (0.61%) LAN
3 2 (0.61%) LDAP
3 2 (0.61%) SSH
3 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.61%) VLAN
3 2 (0.61%) VPN
3 2 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 123 (37.39%) Oracle Database
3 71 (21.58%) MySQL
4 58 (17.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (14.59%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 34 (10.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (9.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 30 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (9.12%) Relational Database
11 29 (8.81%) MariaDB
12 28 (8.51%) NoSQL
13 25 (7.60%) RDBMS
14 22 (6.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (5.78%) MongoDB
16 18 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (4.86%) Oracle Database 10g
17 16 (4.86%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 20 (6.08%) JIRA
2 16 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.56%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.65%) Subversion
5 9 (2.74%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.13%) NUnit
7 3 (0.91%) Toad
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.61%) ProC
9 1 (0.30%) Ant
9 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.30%) Hudson
9 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.30%) JUnit
9 1 (0.30%) Maven
9 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 85 (25.84%) Finance
2 25 (7.60%) Banking
3 13 (3.95%) Retail
4 7 (2.13%) Law
4 7 (2.13%) Legal
5 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (4.26%) LAMP
3 13 (3.95%) Middleware
4 12 (3.65%) .NET
5 10 (3.04%) Web Services
6 7 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.13%) ADO
6 7 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.13%) Dapper ORM
6 7 (2.13%) Entity Framework
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.52%) YAML
9 2 (0.61%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.61%) OC4J
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (0.61%) Spring
9 2 (0.61%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.61%) XML
10 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.16%) Replication
2 26 (7.90%) Clustering
3 21 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.43%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.52%) CMDB
6 3 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.91%) NHS
7 2 (0.61%) Fintech
7 2 (0.61%) FMCG
7 2 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.30%) DataPower
8 1 (0.30%) Derivative
8 1 (0.30%) Handset
8 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.30%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 94 (28.57%) Linux
2 48 (14.59%) Unix
3 32 (9.73%) Windows
4 22 (6.69%) CentOS
5 16 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.43%) SUSE
7 7 (2.13%) AIX
8 5 (1.52%) Solaris
8 5 (1.52%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.61%) zOS
12 1 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (15.20%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (13.98%) Migration
4 35 (10.64%) ETL
5 32 (9.73%) High Availability
6 28 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 26 (7.90%) ITIL
8 22 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (5.78%) Data Migration
10 18 (5.47%) Analytics
11 16 (4.86%) Data Modelling
11 16 (4.86%) E-Commerce
12 15 (4.56%) Change Management
13 14 (4.26%) Problem Management
14 13 (3.95%) Use Case
15 12 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (3.65%) SOA
15 12 (3.65%) Workflow
16 11 (3.34%) Capacity Management
16 11 (3.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 156 (47.42%) SQL
2 47 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 44 (13.37%) Python
4 39 (11.85%) Perl
5 33 (10.03%) Ruby
6 29 (8.81%) PL/SQL
7 27 (8.21%) Bash Shell
8 19 (5.78%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.95%) Java
10 9 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.43%) C#
11 8 (2.43%) Korn
12 7 (2.13%) VB
13 4 (1.22%) C
14 1 (0.30%) COBOL
14 1 (0.30%) PHP
14 1 (0.30%) REXX
Qualifications
1 26 (7.90%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.47%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (3.95%) Degree
5 9 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.22%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.22%) MCITP
8 3 (0.91%) OCP
9 2 (0.61%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CLAS
10 1 (0.30%) MCSA
10 1 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.43%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.52%) SLA
3 4 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (13.68%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (4.56%) Corosync
3 14 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (3.34%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (2.13%) Docker
7 6 (1.82%) Squid
8 4 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.30%) Ceph
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (13.68%) Data Guard
2 27 (8.21%) Ansible
2 27 (8.21%) Puppet
3 19 (5.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (5.17%) Nagios
5 15 (4.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 15 (4.56%) Galera Cluster
5 15 (4.56%) Pacemaker
6 9 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.74%) SCOM
6 9 (2.74%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 7 (2.13%) Salt
9 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.61%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Sentry
11 1 (0.30%) Simpana
Vendors
1 179 (54.41%) Oracle
2 34 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.03%) Sybase
4 23 (6.99%) SAP
5 22 (6.69%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.86%) VMware
7 12 (3.65%) Percona
8 9 (2.74%) IBM
8 9 (2.74%) NetApp
8 9 (2.74%) RedGate
9 8 (2.43%) Netezza
9 8 (2.43%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.82%) F5
11 5 (1.52%) WorldPay
12 4 (1.22%) Teradata
13 3 (0.91%) Cognos
13 3 (0.91%) Greenplum
13 3 (0.91%) iManage
13 3 (0.91%) Informatica
13 3 (0.91%) Veritas
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