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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 261 197 190
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 179 273 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 1.21% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.27% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 177 187
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.28% +1.40%
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
20235 21509 22822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.16% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14421 15222 16429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 347 443
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -33 21 £394 -4.60% 9
Greenford - 8 £413 -
Croydon -16 6 £443 +10.62% 1
Bromley +4 1 £210 -35.38%
Mayfair - 1 £650 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 202 (58.55%) Oracle
2 159 (46.09%) SQL
3 151 (43.77%) Oracle Database
4 144 (41.74%) SQL Server
5 94 (27.25%) Linux
6 90 (26.09%) Finance
7 71 (20.58%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (19.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 67 (19.42%) Performance Tuning
10 64 (18.55%) Oracle RAC
11 61 (17.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 59 (17.10%) Data Guard
13 56 (16.23%) MySQL
14 49 (14.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 46 (13.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 45 (13.04%) High Availability
17 44 (12.75%) Clustering
18 43 (12.46%) ITIL
18 43 (12.46%) Unix
18 43 (12.46%) Windows
18 43 (12.46%) T-SQL
18 43 (12.46%) ETL
19 40 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
20 39 (11.30%) Microsoft
20 39 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 38 (11.01%) Oracle Database 12c
22 37 (10.72%) Relational Database
22 37 (10.72%) Replication
22 37 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
23 36 (10.43%) Data Warehouse

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 28 (8.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.77%) Confluence
4 9 (2.61%) IIS
5 6 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.87%) nginx
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.58%) JBoss
8 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.29%) TYPO3
Applications
1 16 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.58%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (8.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 26 (7.54%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (4.93%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (3.48%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.29%) Epicor iScala
7 1 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) G Suite
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.64%) SAN
2 14 (4.06%) DNS
3 9 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.03%) Firewall
4 7 (2.03%) SSL
5 4 (1.16%) ICMP
5 4 (1.16%) VPN
6 3 (0.87%) DHCP
7 2 (0.58%) FTP
7 2 (0.58%) SSH
8 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.29%) LAN
8 1 (0.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (43.77%) Oracle Database
2 144 (41.74%) SQL Server
3 71 (20.58%) PostgreSQL
4 68 (19.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 61 (17.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (16.23%) MySQL
7 49 (14.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 39 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (11.01%) Oracle Database 12c
11 37 (10.72%) Relational Database
12 36 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (7.54%) RDBMS
14 25 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (6.96%) Oracle Database 10g
16 23 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
17 22 (6.38%) MongoDB
18 20 (5.80%) Oracle BI EE
19 16 (4.64%) Sybase ASE
20 14 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (4.93%) JIRA
2 15 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.61%) Bitbucket
3 9 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.32%) Subversion
5 7 (2.03%) NUnit
6 3 (0.87%) GoCD
6 3 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.87%) Toad
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.29%) Ant
8 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.29%) Hudson
8 1 (0.29%) JUnit
8 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.29%) Maven
8 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 90 (26.09%) Finance
2 35 (10.14%) Banking
3 11 (3.19%) Retail
4 4 (1.16%) Law
5 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.58%) Electronics
6 2 (0.58%) Legal
6 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 19 (5.51%) Middleware
3 17 (4.93%) Web Services
4 11 (3.19%) .NET
5 10 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (2.03%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.03%) ADO
6 7 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.03%) Dapper ORM
6 7 (2.03%) Entity Framework
7 5 (1.45%) YAML
8 4 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.87%) XML
10 2 (0.58%) LAMP
10 2 (0.58%) WebCenter
11 1 (0.29%) JSON
11 1 (0.29%) Lucene
11 1 (0.29%) MDX
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Streams
11 1 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.75%) Clustering
2 37 (10.72%) Replication
3 15 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.32%) Reference Data
5 6 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.74%) Statistics
6 5 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.16%) NHS
7 4 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.58%) HACMP
8 2 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.29%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.29%) DataPower
9 1 (0.29%) Derivative
9 1 (0.29%) Handset
9 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.29%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 94 (27.25%) Linux
2 43 (12.46%) Unix
2 43 (12.46%) Windows
3 16 (4.64%) AIX
4 15 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.77%) SUSE
5 13 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.90%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.03%) Solaris
9 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.16%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.87%) HPUX
12 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.58%) zOS
13 1 (0.29%) Android
13 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (19.42%) Performance Tuning
2 45 (13.04%) High Availability
3 43 (12.46%) ETL
3 43 (12.46%) ITIL
4 37 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (9.28%) Migration
6 30 (8.70%) DevOps
7 29 (8.41%) SOA
8 20 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (4.35%) Change Management
10 15 (4.35%) Data Modelling
10 15 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.06%) Use Case
12 13 (3.77%) Load Balancing
12 13 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (3.48%) Capacity Management
13 12 (3.48%) Database Security
13 12 (3.48%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.19%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 159 (46.09%) SQL
2 43 (12.46%) T-SQL
3 35 (10.14%) Python
4 31 (8.99%) Perl
5 30 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 21 (6.09%) Bash Shell
7 19 (5.51%) Ruby
8 15 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.48%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.90%) Korn
11 8 (2.32%) C#
12 7 (2.03%) C
12 7 (2.03%) VB
13 4 (1.16%) Go
13 4 (1.16%) Java
14 3 (0.87%) Pig Latin
15 2 (0.58%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.58%) Delphi
15 2 (0.58%) Pascal
15 2 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.28%) Oracle Certification
3 31 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.90%) Degree
6 8 (2.32%) OCP
7 7 (2.03%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.03%) MCITP
8 5 (1.45%) IBM Certification
9 4 (1.16%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.16%) MCSE
10 3 (0.87%) MCSA
11 2 (0.58%) CLAS
12 1 (0.29%) MCTS
12 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.45%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.45%) SLA
2 3 (0.87%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (18.55%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (5.51%) Corosync
3 13 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (2.61%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (0.87%) Docker
6 3 (0.87%) Squid
6 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.58%) NFS
8 1 (0.29%) Ceph
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (17.10%) Data Guard
2 33 (9.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 29 (8.41%) Puppet
4 23 (6.67%) Ansible
5 21 (6.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 20 (5.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 19 (5.51%) Pacemaker
8 15 (4.35%) Nagios
9 13 (3.77%) ZABBIX
10 8 (2.32%) SCOM
11 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (2.03%) Salt
12 6 (1.74%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (1.45%) Ambari
13 5 (1.45%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.87%) Consul
14 3 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
14 3 (0.87%) Terraform
15 2 (0.58%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 202 (58.55%) Oracle
2 39 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.96%) Red Hat
4 22 (6.38%) Sybase
5 21 (6.09%) SAP
6 18 (5.22%) VMware
7 14 (4.06%) IBM
8 11 (3.19%) NetApp
9 10 (2.90%) Percona
10 9 (2.61%) RedGate
11 8 (2.32%) Informatica
12 7 (2.03%) Rackspace
13 6 (1.74%) HP
14 5 (1.45%) Netezza
14 5 (1.45%) SimCorp
14 5 (1.45%) Veritas
15 4 (1.16%) hybris
16 3 (0.87%) Hortonworks
16 3 (0.87%) Tableau
16 3 (0.87%) Talend
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