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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 395 418 392
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 23 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.030% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.032% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 26
Median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £585 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
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
20640 21725 21929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.90% 94.58% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15039 15000 15432
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 406 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.01 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 May 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
City of London +51 12 £425 -5.55% 5
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) Oracle
3 20 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 19 (47.50%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (42.50%) Replication
6 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (35.00%) Finance
7 14 (35.00%) T-SQL
8 13 (32.50%) Banking
8 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (32.50%) High Availability
8 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (27.50%) Clustering
9 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (25.00%) Data Guard
10 10 (25.00%) Database Security
10 10 (25.00%) Unix
11 9 (22.50%) Linux
11 9 (22.50%) Migration
11 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
11 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (20.00%) ITIL

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 (7.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (10.00%) OLAP
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (10.00%) VLDB
12 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (5.00%) DTS
13 2 (5.00%) Ingres
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.00%) French Language
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Replication
2 11 (27.50%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Unix
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.00%) AIX
4 4 (10.00%) Solaris
5 3 (7.50%) Windows
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (32.50%) High Availability
4 10 (25.00%) Database Security
5 9 (22.50%) Migration
6 8 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (17.50%) Capacity Management
7 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (17.50%) Security Management
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Information Security
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Database Mirroring
9 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (5.00%) Low Latency
10 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) Server Building
10 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.50%) C
5 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.00%) OCP
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (7.50%) IBM Certification
2 3 (7.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.50%) Sybase
5 4 (10.00%) EMC
5 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) Imperva
6 2 (5.00%) Sun
7 1 (2.50%) Misys
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago