The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 430 415 437
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 9 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.043% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.045% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Median daily rate £325 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £175 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Senior DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21884 22032 23026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.89% 94.74% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15568 15452 15629
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 330 437
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior DBA in the job title.

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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 4 £325 -
City of London +26 1 £288 -39.47%
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Senior DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 17 (53.13%) Oracle
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 15 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (34.38%) Database Security
8 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (31.25%) Replication
8 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 9 (28.13%) High Availability
9 9 (28.13%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (25.00%) Clustering
11 7 (21.88%) Banking
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (18.75%) Data Guard
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (15.63%) Migration
13 5 (15.63%) Unix
13 5 (15.63%) Linux
13 5 (15.63%) SOA

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
9 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
9 4 (12.50%) OLAP
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (9.38%) VLDB
11 2 (6.25%) Ingres
11 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) French Language
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Replication
2 8 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (34.38%) Database Security
3 9 (28.13%) High Availability
4 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Security Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Change Management
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Server Building
9 1 (3.13%) ERP
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) OCP
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (9.38%) IBM Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Data Guard
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Ambari
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) ZABBIX
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Sybase