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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 429 422 408
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 1 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.004% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.027% 0.028% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £300 £188 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -51.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-33.79% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
3659 3578 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.59% 16.05% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2541 2318 2548
Median daily rate £450 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £563 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 94 125
Median hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.56 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MCDBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl

MCDBA
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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft