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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank - 417 403
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.13% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.28%
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
3759 3731 3695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.68% 14.92% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2411 2350 2200
Average daily rate £425 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 102 136
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (64.71%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (52.94%) Clustering
6 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
7 8 (47.06%) Windows
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (41.18%) MCITP
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (35.29%) Server Monitoring
9 6 (35.29%) Replication
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
10 5 (29.41%) ITIL
10 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
11 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (23.53%) DTS
11 4 (23.53%) MCTS
12 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (11.76%) CISA
13 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (11.76%) MCSD

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (23.53%) DTS
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.88%) OLTP
9 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) DBA
2 12 (70.59%) SQL DBA
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (23.53%) Senior DBA
4 4 (23.53%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 4 (23.53%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Administrator
5 3 (17.65%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
2 6 (35.29%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (35.29%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Database Security
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) MCITP
3 4 (23.53%) MCTS
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (11.76%) MCSD
4 2 (11.76%) CISA
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle