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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 413 - 425
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% - 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£250 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £435 £300
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +45.00%
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
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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
Bromley - 1 £250 -
City of London - 1 - -
MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) IDOL
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) IDOL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Lua
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle