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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 405 414 399
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.005% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.028% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate £450 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +59.18%
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
3859 3615 3777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.22% 17.05% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2624 2418 2362
Average daily rate £450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 78
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.57 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 2 £450 +20.00% 1
MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) MCTS
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Replication
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (16.67%) Database Security
6 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (16.67%) CentOS

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) ODBC
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WF
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) MCPD
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sage
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens