The table below looks at the statistics for MCDBA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDBA over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 422 392 386
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 1 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.090% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.60% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 1
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£325 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £440 £215
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +104.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCDBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3847 3654 3315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.20% 14.95% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2689 2384 2092
Average daily rate £425 £410 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 84 121
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £41.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCDBA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCDBA across the London region.

MCDBA Daily Rate Trend in London

MCDBA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA across the London region.

MCDBA Hourly Rate Trend in London

MCDBA
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 MCDBA within the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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 - - - - 1
MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MCDBA also 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 that cited MCDBA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MCDBA also 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 that cited MCDBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam