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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
UK
Rank 592 612 600
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 3 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.012% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.033% 0.057% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £375
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
9129 10493 10262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 21.03% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6368 6017
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 498 495
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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
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 4 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 3 - - 1
South West - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
London +6 1 - -

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 17 (73.91%) MCITP
4 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
5 15 (65.22%) SQL
6 12 (52.17%) Windows
7 11 (47.83%) MCSE
7 11 (47.83%) Oracle
7 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (47.83%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (43.48%) ITIL
9 8 (34.78%) RedGate
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (34.78%) MySQL
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (30.43%) MCTS
10 7 (30.43%) Degree
11 6 (26.09%) CCNA
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (21.74%) Finance
12 5 (21.74%) Clustering
12 5 (21.74%) .NET
12 5 (21.74%) MCSA
12 5 (21.74%) CCNP
12 5 (21.74%) High Availability
12 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.04%) DTS
7 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (8.70%) Power BI
7 2 (8.70%) PowerPivot
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) CruiseControl
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) DBA
1 9 (39.13%) SQL DBA
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Sage 500 Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) WCF
2 3 (13.04%) WF
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) ODBC
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Fintech
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Tandem
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Virtual Environments
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) High Availability
4 4 (17.39%) Network Management
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.70%) Database Security
6 2 (8.70%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.35%) ITSM
7 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) SAP Security
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (73.91%) MCITP
3 11 (47.83%) MCSE
4 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 7 (30.43%) MCTS
5 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (21.74%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) MCSA
7 3 (13.04%) MCDST
7 3 (13.04%) MCP
8 2 (8.70%) MCPD
8 2 (8.70%) MCSD
8 2 (8.70%) OCP
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
9 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) RedGate
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Sage
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Siemens