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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 430 430 415
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.027% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £188 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 - -
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
3900 3639 3875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.97% 16.28% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2757 2344 2604
Average daily rate £450 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 88 115
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £38.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCDST
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) MCPD
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft