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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 283 256 193
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -63
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 155 184 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.78% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.83% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 117 176
Median daily rate £400 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
21035 22303 22456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.72% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15052 15630 15374
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 360 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +26 25 £340 +1.49% 10
Croydon -13 5 £325 +13.04% 2
Bromley -5 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £425 -
Brentford - 1 £400 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 212 (59.72%) SQL
2 194 (54.65%) SQL Server
3 180 (50.70%) Oracle
4 142 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 122 (34.37%) Performance Tuning
6 89 (25.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 87 (24.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 85 (23.94%) Linux
9 84 (23.66%) Microsoft
10 77 (21.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 76 (21.41%) Finance
12 73 (20.56%) T-SQL
13 70 (19.72%) Windows
14 68 (19.15%) Migration
15 66 (18.59%) Replication
16 63 (17.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 54 (15.21%) Clustering
18 53 (14.93%) Oracle RMAN
19 50 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
20 47 (13.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 46 (12.96%) Oracle RAC
21 46 (12.96%) SQL Server 2014
21 46 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
21 46 (12.96%) MySQL
22 45 (12.68%) Oracle Database 12c
23 43 (12.11%) Data Guard
24 40 (11.27%) High Availability
25 39 (10.99%) PL/SQL
26 38 (10.70%) Unix
26 38 (10.70%) 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 16 (4.51%) WebLogic
2 7 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (1.97%) Confluence
3 6 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.41%) IIS
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (0.56%) CMS
6 2 (0.56%) Liferay
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (8.17%) Oracle Applications
2 26 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (5.35%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (3.10%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (1.69%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (1.41%) Sage CRM
7 4 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.32%) SAN
2 4 (1.13%) VLAN
3 2 (0.56%) DHCP
3 2 (0.56%) DNS
3 2 (0.56%) Firewall
3 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.56%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.56%) Network Security
3 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.28%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (54.65%) SQL Server
2 142 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 89 (25.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 87 (24.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 77 (21.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (17.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 50 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (13.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 46 (12.96%) MySQL
9 46 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (12.96%) SQL Server 2014
10 45 (12.68%) Oracle Database 12c
11 32 (9.01%) Relational Database
12 27 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (6.76%) RDBMS
15 22 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (5.07%) MongoDB
17 15 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
18 13 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.10%) JIRA
2 10 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.69%) Toad
5 5 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.13%) ClearQuest
6 4 (1.13%) Subversion
6 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.85%) Ant
7 3 (0.85%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.85%) Hudson
7 3 (0.85%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.85%) JUnit
7 3 (0.85%) Maven
7 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (21.41%) Finance
2 35 (9.86%) Banking
3 24 (6.76%) Retail
4 11 (3.10%) Legal
5 7 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.41%) Law
6 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (3.94%) .NET
3 13 (3.66%) Middleware
4 8 (2.25%) Web Services
5 7 (1.97%) Oracle Streams
6 6 (1.69%) XML
7 5 (1.41%) WebCenter
8 4 (1.13%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.85%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.85%) Spring
10 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.56%) BSON
10 2 (0.56%) Doctrine
10 2 (0.56%) ELK Stack
10 2 (0.56%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.56%) JSON
10 2 (0.56%) LAMP
10 2 (0.56%) NHibernate
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.59%) Replication
2 54 (15.21%) Clustering
3 15 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.54%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.13%) Statistics
8 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.85%) NHS
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.56%) HACMP
9 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.56%) PMI
9 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Tandem
10 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (23.94%) Linux
2 70 (19.72%) Windows
3 38 (10.70%) Unix
4 21 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (5.92%) Windows Server
5 20 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.51%) Solaris
8 11 (3.10%) AIX
9 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.85%) HPUX
11 2 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (34.37%) Performance Tuning
2 68 (19.15%) Migration
3 40 (11.27%) High Availability
4 38 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (8.45%) ITIL
7 23 (6.48%) ETL
8 21 (5.92%) Database Security
8 21 (5.92%) DevOps
8 21 (5.92%) SOA
9 20 (5.63%) Database Tuning
10 19 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.07%) Data Modelling
12 14 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (3.94%) Database Mirroring
13 13 (3.66%) Project Management
14 12 (3.38%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (3.10%) Change Management
15 11 (3.10%) Low Latency
16 10 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (59.72%) SQL
2 73 (20.56%) T-SQL
3 39 (10.99%) PL/SQL
4 30 (8.45%) Shell Script
5 29 (8.17%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.82%) Perl
7 8 (2.25%) Java
7 8 (2.25%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.97%) Python
9 5 (1.41%) Korn
10 4 (1.13%) C
10 4 (1.13%) PHP
10 4 (1.13%) VB
11 3 (0.85%) C#
11 3 (0.85%) VBA
12 2 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (0.56%) Ruby
12 2 (0.56%) VBScript
13 1 (0.28%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 27 (7.61%) Oracle Certification
2 17 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.54%) OCP
6 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.13%) Degree
8 3 (0.85%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.85%) MCITP
8 3 (0.85%) MCSE
8 3 (0.85%) RHCE
9 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.28%) MCSA
10 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.69%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (12.96%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.54%) Oracle Clusterware
4 8 (2.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.41%) Corosync
6 4 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.56%) NFS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (14.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 43 (12.11%) Data Guard
3 31 (8.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 19 (5.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (3.10%) Puppet
5 11 (3.10%) SCOM
6 7 (1.97%) Ambari
7 5 (1.41%) DBAmp
7 5 (1.41%) Pacemaker
8 4 (1.13%) Nagios
8 4 (1.13%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.13%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.56%) OpenView
11 1 (0.28%) Ansible
11 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.28%) MOM
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 180 (50.70%) Oracle
2 84 (23.66%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.61%) Red Hat
4 21 (5.92%) VMware
5 18 (5.07%) Sybase
6 12 (3.38%) EMC
7 10 (2.82%) SimCorp
8 8 (2.25%) HP
8 8 (2.25%) hybris
9 7 (1.97%) IBM
9 7 (1.97%) SAP
9 7 (1.97%) Veritas
10 6 (1.69%) Informatica
10 6 (1.69%) RedGate
11 5 (1.41%) Cognos
11 5 (1.41%) CommVault
11 5 (1.41%) IDERA
11 5 (1.41%) NetApp
11 5 (1.41%) Sage
11 5 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
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