The first table below looks at the demand for MCDBA in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDBA over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 240 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.012% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.048% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2549 2078 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.27% 24.79% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1008 1090
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 130 126
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCDBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCDBA across the South East region.

MCDBA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MCDBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCDBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MCDBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MCDBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA across the South East region.

MCDBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MCDBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 3 £400 -
Berkshire -11 2 £125 -50.00%
East Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Hampshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MCDBA also 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 that cited MCDBA.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Clustering
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) MCP
5 4 (50.00%) MCSD
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) MCPD
5 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (37.50%) SAN
7 2 (25.00%) SLA
7 2 (25.00%) IBM
7 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (25.00%) Apache
7 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (25.00%) LDAP
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) UNIX
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (25.00%) DHCP
7 2 (25.00%) HTTP

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MCDBA also 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 that cited MCDBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCPD
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) NLBS
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Foglight
1 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware