The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 394 388 393
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 14 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.11% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.12% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 13
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £328 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior DBA in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior DBA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior DBA across the London region.

Senior DBA Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Senior DBA Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior DBA across the London region.

Senior DBA Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior DBA
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 Senior DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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 +26 2 £538 +50.87% 2
Docklands, London - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior DBA in their job title 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 with Senior DBA in their job title.

1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 29 (61.70%) Oracle
3 28 (59.57%) Oracle Database
4 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
5 21 (44.68%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (42.55%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (40.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 18 (38.30%) Data Guard
9 17 (36.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (34.04%) Finance
10 16 (34.04%) ITIL
11 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (23.40%) Banking
12 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (19.15%) Clustering
13 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (19.15%) UNIX
14 8 (17.02%) Windows
14 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (17.02%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (17.02%) MCITP
15 7 (14.89%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (14.89%) Replication
15 7 (14.89%) Solaris
16 6 (12.77%) Migration

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior DBA in their job title 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 with Senior DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) SSH
3 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) Oracle Database
2 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
3 19 (40.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (36.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (8.51%) OLAP
11 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (4.26%) Ingres
12 2 (4.26%) OLTP
12 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (4.26%) DTS
12 2 (4.26%) DataStage
12 2 (4.26%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (2.13%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.26%) French Language
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Clustering
2 7 (14.89%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.13%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.13%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) UNIX
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) Solaris
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Linux
6 2 (4.26%) AIX
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (34.04%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.64%) Change Management
5 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.51%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.26%) High Availability
8 2 (4.26%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (17.02%) MCITP
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (8.51%) MCDBA
3 4 (8.51%) OCP
4 3 (6.38%) MCSA
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.13%) SRDF
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (38.30%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Veritas
3 5 (10.64%) EMC
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) DataFlux
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.13%) Siebel