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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 410 395 378
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.035% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£188 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.87
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
3539 3692 3177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.74% 16.06% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2277 2524 1910
Average daily rate £413 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 117 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 6 May 2015. 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 +18 1 £188 -
MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Database Theory
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) IDOL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Database Theory
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP