The table below looks at the statistics for MCDBA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDBA over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 647 655 632
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% 0.070% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11002 11389 11484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.61% 19.64% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6807 6865 6372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 526 486
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £46.70 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MCDBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCDBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCDBA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCDBA within the UK.

MCDBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MCDBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCDBA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

MCDBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MCDBA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA within the UK.

MCDBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MCDBA
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 6 £400 +33.33% 1
London -5 2 £450 +50.00%
South East +20 1 £300 -
North East -23 1 £375 +50.00% 1
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Middlesex - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (82.14%) ITIL
3 18 (64.29%) Degree
4 17 (60.71%) Oracle
5 16 (57.14%) MCSE
5 16 (57.14%) Computer Science
6 15 (53.57%) Windows
6 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
7 14 (50.00%) CCNP
7 14 (50.00%) CCNA
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (50.00%) Clustering
8 13 (46.43%) MCP
9 12 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (39.29%) User Experience
10 11 (39.29%) Replication
10 11 (39.29%) HP
10 11 (39.29%) Change Management
10 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
11 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
11 10 (35.71%) SLA
11 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
11 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
11 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
11 10 (35.71%) Network Management
12 9 (32.14%) SQL
12 9 (32.14%) ITSM
13 8 (28.57%) AS400
13 8 (28.57%) Mainframe
13 8 (28.57%) Middleware

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) NAS
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.86%) DB2
4 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
4 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) DTS
6 1 (3.57%) MS Access
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (17.86%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) DBA
1 13 (46.43%) SQL DBA
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Senior DBA
2 5 (17.86%) Senior SQL DBA
2 5 (17.86%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Production DBA
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Sage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) WCF
3 2 (7.14%) WF
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) ODBC
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 14 (50.00%) Clustering
3 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (39.29%) Replication
3 11 (39.29%) User Experience
4 8 (28.57%) AS400
4 8 (28.57%) Mainframe
4 8 (28.57%) Tandem
5 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Unix
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (39.29%) Change Management
4 10 (35.71%) Network Management
4 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 9 (32.14%) ITSM
6 8 (28.57%) SAP Security
7 7 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
7 7 (25.00%) High Availability
7 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (21.43%) Project Management
9 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (17.86%) Coaching
9 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.86%) QMS
9 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
9 5 (17.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.86%) VB
4 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (64.29%) Degree
3 16 (57.14%) MCSE
4 14 (50.00%) CCNA
4 14 (50.00%) CCNP
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (46.43%) MCP
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (10.71%) MCITP
7 3 (10.71%) MCTS
8 2 (7.14%) MCDST
8 2 (7.14%) MCSA
9 1 (3.57%) OCP
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
2 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) OpenView
2 6 (21.43%) Perfmon
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.57%) OVSD
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) HP
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) SAP
5 6 (21.43%) Meridio
5 6 (21.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) Sage
6 1 (3.57%) Siemens
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