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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 285 238 207
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -31
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 168 210 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.88% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.93% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 132 159
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.09 £16.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.96% -57.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.43 £37.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-5.52% -72.22%
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
21853 22482 23040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15576 15736 15657
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 330 442
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -1 21 £388 +1.63% 12
Croydon -8 8 £325 +4.00%
Bromley -3 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 25 August 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.

1 184 (54.12%) Oracle
2 183 (53.82%) SQL
3 168 (49.41%) SQL Server
4 151 (44.41%) Oracle Database
5 106 (31.18%) Performance Tuning
6 94 (27.65%) Linux
7 85 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 73 (21.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (20.88%) Finance
9 71 (20.88%) Microsoft
10 63 (18.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 60 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
12 58 (17.06%) Windows
13 57 (16.76%) Migration
14 53 (15.59%) T-SQL
15 52 (15.29%) Clustering
16 51 (15.00%) Replication
16 51 (15.00%) Data Guard
17 49 (14.41%) Oracle Database 12c
18 48 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
18 48 (14.12%) Oracle RMAN
19 47 (13.82%) SQL Server 2012
20 45 (13.24%) MySQL
21 44 (12.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 42 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
23 41 (12.06%) Unix
24 39 (11.47%) ITIL
24 39 (11.47%) SQL Server 2014
25 38 (11.18%) High Availability
26 37 (10.88%) 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 (4.71%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.06%) Confluence
4 4 (1.18%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.18%) IIS
5 3 (0.88%) nginx
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.59%) Liferay
6 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (8.53%) Oracle Applications
2 27 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (3.24%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (1.76%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (1.47%) Sage CRM
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.47%) SAN
2 10 (2.94%) DNS
3 6 (1.76%) Firewall
3 6 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.18%) SSL
4 4 (1.18%) VLAN
5 3 (0.88%) DHCP
5 3 (0.88%) ICMP
5 3 (0.88%) VPN
6 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.59%) Network Security
6 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.29%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (49.41%) SQL Server
2 151 (44.41%) Oracle Database
3 85 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 73 (21.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (18.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (14.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 48 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
8 47 (13.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (13.24%) MySQL
10 44 (12.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 39 (11.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 34 (10.00%) Relational Database
14 25 (7.35%) RDBMS
15 24 (7.06%) Oracle Database 10g
16 22 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (4.71%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
18 15 (4.41%) Hadoop
18 15 (4.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.24%) JIRA
3 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.59%) GoCD
8 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.29%) PVCS
8 1 (0.29%) Subversion
8 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 71 (20.88%) Finance
2 36 (10.59%) Banking
3 20 (5.88%) Retail
4 10 (2.94%) Legal
5 7 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.59%) French Language
8 2 (0.59%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 13 (3.82%) .NET
3 12 (3.53%) Middleware
4 11 (3.24%) Web Services
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.76%) Oracle Streams
7 4 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.59%) Doctrine
8 2 (0.59%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.59%) LAMP
8 2 (0.59%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (0.59%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.59%) XML
9 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.29%) jQuery
9 1 (0.29%) JSON
9 1 (0.29%) Kafka
9 1 (0.29%) MDX
9 1 (0.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.29%) Clustering
2 51 (15.00%) Replication
3 12 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.65%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.47%) Statistics
7 3 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.88%) NHS
7 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.59%) HACMP
8 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) Fintech
9 1 (0.29%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 94 (27.65%) Linux
2 58 (17.06%) Windows
3 41 (12.06%) Unix
4 31 (9.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.18%) Windows Server
6 20 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (4.71%) AIX
9 13 (3.82%) Solaris
10 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.47%) SUSE
13 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.18%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.88%) HPUX
15 2 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (31.18%) Performance Tuning
2 57 (16.76%) Migration
3 39 (11.47%) ITIL
4 38 (11.18%) High Availability
5 37 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (7.06%) DevOps
7 24 (7.06%) ETL
7 24 (7.06%) SOA
8 21 (6.18%) Data Modelling
8 21 (6.18%) Database Security
9 17 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (3.82%) Project Management
11 11 (3.24%) Capacity Management
11 11 (3.24%) Database Tuning
11 11 (3.24%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (2.94%) Database Mirroring
13 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 183 (53.82%) SQL
2 53 (15.59%) T-SQL
3 28 (8.24%) PL/SQL
4 25 (7.35%) PowerShell
5 21 (6.18%) Shell Script
6 17 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 16 (4.71%) Python
8 15 (4.41%) Perl
9 11 (3.24%) Java
10 8 (2.35%) C
10 8 (2.35%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.35%) Korn
11 5 (1.47%) Ruby
12 4 (1.18%) PHP
12 4 (1.18%) Pig Latin
12 4 (1.18%) VBA
13 3 (0.88%) Go
13 3 (0.88%) VB
14 2 (0.59%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (0.59%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 34 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 20 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.82%) OCP
6 6 (1.76%) IBM Certification
6 6 (1.76%) MCITP
7 5 (1.47%) Degree
8 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.18%) MCSE
9 3 (0.88%) RHCE
10 2 (0.59%) CLAS
10 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.59%) MCSA
11 1 (0.29%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.29%) MCTS
11 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.76%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (3.53%) Oracle Clusterware
3 10 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.94%) Corosync
4 9 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.88%) Docker
6 3 (0.88%) Squid
7 2 (0.59%) NFS
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (15.00%) Data Guard
2 48 (14.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 27 (7.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (4.71%) Puppet
5 14 (4.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (2.94%) Pacemaker
7 9 (2.65%) SCOM
8 7 (2.06%) Ambari
9 5 (1.47%) DBAmp
9 5 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.18%) Nagios
10 4 (1.18%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.18%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.88%) Ansible
12 2 (0.59%) Consul
12 2 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.59%) OpenView
12 2 (0.59%) Terraform
13 1 (0.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 184 (54.12%) Oracle
2 71 (20.88%) Microsoft
3 33 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.41%) Sybase
5 14 (4.12%) VMware
6 10 (2.94%) IBM
6 10 (2.94%) SimCorp
7 8 (2.35%) hybris
8 7 (2.06%) Informatica
8 7 (2.06%) NetApp
8 7 (2.06%) Percona
9 6 (1.76%) EMC
9 6 (1.76%) HP
9 6 (1.76%) RedGate
9 6 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.47%) CommVault
10 5 (1.47%) IDERA
10 5 (1.47%) Sage
11 4 (1.18%) Talend
11 4 (1.18%) Vertica
London
TRG
Rate: 250-300 Per Day + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £16 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 6 days ago