The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 190 186 143
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -43
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 261 276 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.11% 1.14% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.23% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 158 231
Average daily rate
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£390 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £38.00 £51.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% +155.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.29 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +77.07%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
England

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 1 August 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
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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 75 £380 -5.00% 30
Hounslow - 2 - -
Bromley +1 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £395 -
Westminster - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Romford - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 348 (63.50%) SQL
2 301 (54.93%) Oracle
3 256 (46.72%) SQL Server
4 252 (45.99%) Oracle Database
5 172 (31.39%) Performance Tuning
6 166 (30.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 145 (26.46%) Finance
8 139 (25.36%) Linux
8 139 (25.36%) Oracle RAC
9 134 (24.45%) UNIX
10 121 (22.08%) Replication
11 116 (21.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 114 (20.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 111 (20.26%) Banking
14 109 (19.89%) Data Guard
15 104 (18.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 93 (16.97%) Windows
17 87 (15.88%) PL/SQL
18 82 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 80 (14.60%) Oracle RMAN
20 76 (13.87%) SQL Server 2012
21 74 (13.50%) Microsoft
22 73 (13.32%) T-SQL
23 67 (12.23%) Migration
24 66 (12.04%) Relational Database
25 63 (11.50%) ITIL
26 62 (11.31%) SQL Server 2005
27 60 (10.95%) Clustering
28 59 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
29 58 (10.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (4.01%) WebLogic
2 20 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.19%) IIS
4 9 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.73%) Apache
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (0.55%) CICS
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (3.65%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.36%) Summit
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.18%) Global One
10 1 (0.18%) Maximo
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) GitHub
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.93%) SAN
2 7 (1.28%) Internet
3 6 (1.09%) LDAP
4 4 (0.73%) NAS
5 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.36%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) HTTP
7 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (46.72%) SQL Server
2 252 (45.99%) Oracle Database
3 166 (30.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 116 (21.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 114 (20.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 104 (18.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 76 (13.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 66 (12.04%) Relational Database
10 62 (11.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 58 (10.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 55 (10.04%) RDBMS
13 50 (9.12%) MySQL
14 42 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (7.48%) Oracle Database 12c
16 28 (5.11%) Sybase ASE
17 27 (4.93%) SQL Server 2000
18 24 (4.38%) Amazon RDS
19 22 (4.01%) DTS
20 21 (3.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (1.64%) Toad
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.91%) Subversion
5 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.55%) JIRA
6 3 (0.55%) Maven
6 3 (0.55%) Ant
6 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.55%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.36%) YourKit
8 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 145 (26.46%) Finance
2 111 (20.26%) Banking
3 34 (6.20%) Investment Banking
4 25 (4.56%) Financial Institution
5 17 (3.10%) Retail
6 9 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.09%) Advertising
8 5 (0.91%) Legal
9 3 (0.55%) Marketing
9 3 (0.55%) Law
9 3 (0.55%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.36%) International Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.36%) French Language
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Latvian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Lithuanian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.55%) .NET
2 12 (2.19%) Oracle Streams
3 11 (2.01%) Middleware
4 8 (1.46%) LAMP
4 8 (1.46%) XML
5 7 (1.28%) JDBC
6 6 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.91%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.73%) Web Services
8 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.55%) MapReduce
9 3 (0.55%) HTML
9 3 (0.55%) EDI
10 2 (0.36%) SOAP
10 2 (0.36%) ODBC
10 2 (0.36%) NHibernate
10 2 (0.36%) JSON
11 1 (0.18%) REST
11 1 (0.18%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 121 (22.08%) Replication
2 60 (10.95%) Clustering
3 12 (2.19%) Hedge funds
3 12 (2.19%) Statistics
4 9 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (0.91%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.91%) NHS
8 4 (0.73%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.55%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.55%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.36%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.18%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Exalogic
11 1 (0.18%) Open Source
11 1 (0.18%) iPad
11 1 (0.18%) Social Media
11 1 (0.18%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 139 (25.36%) Linux
2 134 (24.45%) UNIX
3 93 (16.97%) Windows
4 47 (8.58%) Solaris
5 44 (8.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (3.47%) Debian
9 15 (2.74%) AIX
10 12 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
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%) CentOS
14 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.36%) SUSE
15 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.36%) HPUX
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (31.39%) Performance Tuning
2 67 (12.23%) Migration
3 63 (11.50%) ITIL
4 59 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (9.12%) High Availability
6 40 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (7.12%) Capacity Planning
8 31 (5.66%) Change Management
9 27 (4.93%) Data Modelling
10 26 (4.74%) ETL
11 24 (4.38%) Incident Management
12 21 (3.83%) Database Tuning
13 20 (3.65%) Database Security
13 20 (3.65%) Performance Monitoring
14 19 (3.47%) E-Commerce
15 16 (2.92%) Performance Analysis
16 13 (2.37%) Service Management
17 12 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (2.19%) Server Monitoring
17 12 (2.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 348 (63.50%) SQL
2 87 (15.88%) PL/SQL
3 73 (13.32%) T-SQL
4 57 (10.40%) Shell Script
5 35 (6.39%) Perl
6 27 (4.93%) Java
7 22 (4.01%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.01%) Korn
9 10 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.46%) C
10 8 (1.46%) C#
11 6 (1.09%) Python
12 5 (0.91%) DCL
13 4 (0.73%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.55%) VBA
15 2 (0.36%) VB
15 2 (0.36%) PHP
15 2 (0.36%) COBOL
15 2 (0.36%) Ruby
15 2 (0.36%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 33 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.83%) MCITP
3 21 (3.83%) Degree
4 19 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (2.74%) MCDBA
7 14 (2.55%) OCP
8 7 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.28%) MCTS
9 4 (0.73%) MCSA
10 3 (0.55%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.55%) CCNA
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.19%) SLA
2 10 (1.82%) QA
3 9 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 139 (25.36%) Oracle RAC
2 80 (14.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) SRDF
5 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.18%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 109 (19.89%) Data Guard
2 31 (5.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (2.19%) SCOM
4 9 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (1.46%) Puppet
6 7 (1.28%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Statspack
7 5 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.73%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.73%) Legato
8 4 (0.73%) Control-M
8 4 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.73%) SCCM
9 3 (0.55%) Salt
9 3 (0.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (0.55%) Ionix
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.18%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.18%) Foglight
Vendors
1 301 (54.93%) Oracle
2 74 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 48 (8.76%) Sybase
4 47 (8.58%) Red Hat
5 19 (3.47%) BMC
5 19 (3.47%) IBM
6 18 (3.28%) Percona
7 17 (3.10%) EMC
8 15 (2.74%) Veritas
9 11 (2.01%) HP
10 10 (1.82%) Remedy
10 10 (1.82%) Murex
11 7 (1.28%) Sun
11 7 (1.28%) VMware
12 6 (1.09%) Cognos
13 5 (0.91%) NetApp
14 4 (0.73%) Teradata
15 3 (0.55%) SaltStack
15 3 (0.55%) SAP
15 3 (0.55%) Business Objects
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £280 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago