The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 613 617 571
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 34 19 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.034% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.036% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 31
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £285 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior DBA in the job title.

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior DBA
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior DBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Senior DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior DBA
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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 -5 34 £400 +6.66% 16
London +1 18 £475 -13.63% 7
East of England - 9 £400 - 2
City of London +45 6 £313 -40.47% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £400 -
Essex - 4 - -
Brentwood - 4 - -
South East -4 3 £400 +52.38% 2
Watford - 3 £394 -
Hampshire +2 2 £400 +52.38% 1
Yorkshire -3 2 £300 - 1
Southampton +13 1 - - 1
East Midlands +9 1 - -
West Yorkshire +4 1 £300 - 1
Nottingham +4 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £440 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Senior DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 48 (69.57%) SQL
2 46 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 28 (40.58%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (39.13%) Oracle Database
4 27 (39.13%) Oracle
5 24 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (28.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (27.54%) T-SQL
8 18 (26.09%) Replication
9 17 (24.64%) Finance
9 17 (24.64%) High Availability
10 16 (23.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (23.19%) Clustering
10 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (20.29%) Unix
13 13 (18.84%) Migration
14 12 (17.39%) Data Guard
15 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
15 11 (15.94%) Oracle RAC
15 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (15.94%) Banking
15 11 (15.94%) Linux
16 10 (14.49%) Windows
16 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (13.04%) ITIL

Senior DBA Skill Set
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 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.45%) FileNet
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) SAN
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (39.13%) Oracle Database
3 24 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (28.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (23.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (7.25%) VLDB
12 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
12 4 (5.80%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (5.80%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.35%) Retail
6 2 (2.90%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (5.80%) Middleware
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Replication
2 16 (23.19%) Clustering
3 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.35%) NHS
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.45%) iPad
7 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Unix
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Windows
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.70%) AIX
6 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.80%) Solaris
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (24.64%) High Availability
3 15 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (18.84%) Migration
5 9 (13.04%) ITIL
6 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.59%) Database Security
7 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (10.14%) Security Management
8 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
10 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.80%) Database Mirroring
10 4 (5.80%) Information Security
10 4 (5.80%) Time Management
11 3 (4.35%) DevOps
11 3 (4.35%) Server Building
12 2 (2.90%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) T-SQL
3 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
4 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.90%) Java
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.45%) MCSA
3 1 (1.45%) MCTS
3 1 (1.45%) OCP
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.90%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Data Guard
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (5.80%) Foglight
5 3 (4.35%) SCOM
5 3 (4.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 5 (7.25%) Sybase
5 4 (5.80%) EMC
5 4 (5.80%) Imperva
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Cognos
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) Misys
6 1 (1.45%) Netezza
6 1 (1.45%) Pega
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Sun
6 1 (1.45%) Vignette
6 1 (1.45%) WorldPay
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