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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 415 401 396
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 9 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.079% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.085% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 12
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£400 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £340 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-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
22142 23580 24592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15051 16152 16176
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 460 627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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
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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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 +22 2 £500 +11.11% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Croydon - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (72.50%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) Oracle
3 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (55.00%) Oracle Database
4 16 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (32.50%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (32.50%) Data Guard
7 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (30.00%) Banking
8 11 (27.50%) ITIL
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (20.00%) MCITP
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (20.00%) Windows
11 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (17.50%) Clustering
12 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
12 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (15.00%) EMC
13 6 (15.00%) Replication
14 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
15 4 (10.00%) Microsoft

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (10.00%) OLAP
9 2 (5.00%) DB2
9 2 (5.00%) DTS
9 2 (5.00%) Ingres
9 2 (5.00%) OLTP
9 2 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (2.50%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.00%) French Language
6 1 (2.50%) German Language
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Clustering
2 6 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.00%) Symmetrix
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) Data Management
7 1 (2.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (20.00%) MCITP
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (7.50%) MCSA
3 3 (7.50%) OCP
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.50%) Control-M
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) EMC
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Sybase
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) Siebel
6 1 (2.50%) DataFlux
6 1 (2.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas