The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 405 424 410
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 10 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.038% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.041% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
Average daily rate
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£200 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £398 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 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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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 +4 2 £475 -5.00% 1
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (29.41%) Mitel
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Clustering
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (17.65%) High Availability
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Replication
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
8 2 (11.76%) Veritas
8 2 (11.76%) UNIX
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) Adabas
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Database Security
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCTS
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Citrix
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
1 5 (29.41%) Mitel
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) Wall Street Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata
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