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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 390 402 389
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 18 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.080% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 16
Average daily rate £475 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +49 7 £425 +13.33% 3
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (58.97%) SQL
3 22 (56.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (56.41%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (46.15%) Finance
5 18 (46.15%) Replication
6 17 (43.59%) Oracle
6 17 (43.59%) Banking
6 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
7 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (38.46%) Investment Banking
8 14 (35.90%) ITIL
8 14 (35.90%) Linux
8 14 (35.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (33.33%) Unix
9 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (30.77%) Solaris
10 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (30.77%) SAN
10 12 (30.77%) Clustering
11 11 (28.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (28.21%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (28.21%) Data Guard
11 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
12 10 (25.64%) Imperva
12 10 (25.64%) Capacity Management
12 10 (25.64%) Incident Management

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 22 (56.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
5 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (25.64%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (10.26%) VLDB
12 3 (7.69%) DTS
13 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
13 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
14 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Banking
3 15 (38.46%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Replication
2 12 (30.77%) Clustering
3 8 (20.51%) Client/Server
3 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Grid Computing
4 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Unix
3 12 (30.77%) Solaris
4 10 (25.64%) AIX
5 4 (10.26%) Windows
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (35.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (35.90%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (25.64%) Capacity Management
4 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
5 9 (23.08%) Database Security
6 8 (20.51%) High Availability
6 8 (20.51%) Information Security
6 8 (20.51%) Investment Management
6 8 (20.51%) Performance Optimisation
6 8 (20.51%) Security Management
7 7 (17.95%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (17.95%) Change Control
7 7 (17.95%) Database Mirroring
7 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
8 6 (15.38%) Service Management
8 6 (15.38%) Time Management
9 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
3 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
4 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) Korn
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.56%) MCTS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Data Guard
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (25.64%) Foglight
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.56%) MOM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Imperva
2 10 (25.64%) Sybase
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) Veritas
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Misys
5 1 (2.56%) Red Gate
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago