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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 396 404 367
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 13 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.082% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.089% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
Average daily rate
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£389 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £363 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £488 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +50.00%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 19 December 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
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 +6 6 £400 +9.58% 5
Bromley - 1 £365 -
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Replication
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Clustering
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (25.00%) Sun
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Sybase
9 3 (15.00%) DB2
9 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) VBScript
9 3 (15.00%) VB
9 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (15.00%) DB2
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.00%) DTS
6 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (10.00%) Symmetrix
4 1 (5.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Kanban
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VBScript
2 3 (15.00%) VB
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Sun
3 4 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago