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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 388 383 369
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 14 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.094% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.10% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £388 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 27 March 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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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 +12 4 £375 -6.25% 2
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (55.56%) SQL
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.93%) DB2
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (22.22%) Banking
5 6 (22.22%) Replication
5 6 (22.22%) BMC
5 6 (22.22%) COBOL
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (18.52%) CICS
6 5 (18.52%) Data Guard
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (14.81%) Clustering
8 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) CICS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) DB2
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (3.70%) Adabas
7 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) AIX
1 2 (7.41%) zOS
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) HPUX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
2 2 (7.41%) SOA
2 2 (7.41%) Change Management
2 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.70%) Kanban
3 1 (3.70%) Database Security
3 1 (3.70%) Scrum
3 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) COBOL
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 2 (7.41%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) R
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) BMC
3 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 2 (7.41%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat