The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 405 380 418
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +38
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.042% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £356 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -10.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCDBA
England

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 18 April 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 1 - - 2
MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (61.11%) Replication
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Banking
4 10 (55.56%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (11.11%) CISA
9 2 (11.11%) MCSD
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (5.56%) AIX
10 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (61.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) DBA
2 14 (77.78%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CISA
2 2 (11.11%) MCSD
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
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