The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 256 220 238
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.094% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.070% 0.38% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£600 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.55% +32.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £215
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +62.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2854 2080 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.02% 24.37% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1051 771
Average daily rate £375 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 91 160
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
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 24 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
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 4
Surrey - - - -
MCDBA
England

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCPD
2 1 (50.00%) NLBS
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCPD
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft