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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 587 620 591
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 55 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.023% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.024% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 30
Median daily rate £425 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £555 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 28 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 25 June 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 +36 49 £438 +2.94% 14
London +26 21 £463 +2.77% 5
South East +12 11 £445 +4.70% 3
City of London +41 10 £425 -19.04% 1
East of England +24 9 £400 -
North East - 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 £400 -
Kent - 5 £460 -
Essex +6 4 - -
Brentwood +6 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
Woking - 3 - -
Watford - 3 £394 -
Havant - 3 £400 -
Hampshire - 3 £400 - 3
Surrey - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
Manchester - 1 £220 - 4
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £440 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £220 -
North West - 1 £220 - 5

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 56 (71.79%) SQL
2 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 34 (43.59%) Oracle
4 29 (37.18%) Oracle Database
5 26 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (32.05%) High Availability
6 25 (32.05%) Replication
7 23 (29.49%) Clustering
7 23 (29.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
10 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
11 18 (23.08%) Finance
12 17 (21.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (21.79%) ITIL
13 16 (20.51%) Oracle RAC
14 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (17.95%) PowerShell
15 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (16.67%) Migration
16 12 (15.38%) Data Guard
16 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
17 11 (14.10%) Database Security
17 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
17 11 (14.10%) RDBMS

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 (3.85%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) SAN
2 5 (6.41%) NAS
3 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 29 (37.18%) Oracle Database
3 23 (29.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (14.10%) RDBMS
9 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
10 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (8.97%) DB2
14 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (5.13%) OLAP
15 4 (5.13%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.28%) Toad
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) Billing
5 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.56%) French Language
8 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (3.85%) Middleware
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Replication
2 23 (29.49%) Clustering
3 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.28%) iPad
6 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.69%) Unix
6 4 (5.13%) AIX
7 2 (2.56%) zOS
8 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (32.05%) High Availability
3 17 (21.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (21.79%) ITIL
4 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (16.67%) Migration
6 11 (14.10%) Database Security
7 8 (10.26%) Capacity Management
8 7 (8.97%) Change Control
8 7 (8.97%) Change Management
8 7 (8.97%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (7.69%) Project Management
10 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (5.13%) Security Management
11 4 (5.13%) SOA
11 4 (5.13%) Time Management
11 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (71.79%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
3 14 (17.95%) PowerShell
4 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.41%) VB
6 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.85%) C
8 2 (2.56%) C#
9 1 (1.28%) Java
9 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) Korn
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) MCDBA
3 4 (5.13%) OCP
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) IBM Certification
4 3 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.56%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.28%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Data Guard
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (3.85%) SCOM
3 3 (3.85%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.28%) Foglight
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) Oracle
2 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 4 (5.13%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) IBM
6 3 (3.85%) EMC
7 2 (2.56%) Sun
7 2 (2.56%) Sybase
8 1 (1.28%) Imperva
8 1 (1.28%) Misys
8 1 (1.28%) SAP
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