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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Database Administrator
UK
Rank 597 598 583
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 11 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.058% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.061% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 11
Median daily rate £418 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £430 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.90% +38.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 16 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 24 February 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 +14 10 £485 +12.79% 11
West Midlands +9 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 - -
North West +24 2 - -
Norwich - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Scotland +24 1 £350 -
South East +17 1 £485 +12.79% 3
London +7 1 - - 5
Birmingham +1 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £485 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £485 -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 - -

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
4 13 (38.24%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) High Availability
4 13 (38.24%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
5 12 (35.29%) MySQL
6 11 (32.35%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
6 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
7 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (26.47%) Replication
8 9 (26.47%) Change Management
8 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
8 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (23.53%) Windows
10 7 (20.59%) Ansible
10 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
11 6 (17.65%) Puppet
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (17.65%) SCOM
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (17.65%) VMware
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (17.65%) Perl
11 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 6 (17.65%) Python

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 4 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.88%) Tuxedo
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.76%) IaaS
3 4 (11.76%) PaaS
3 4 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) MySQL
3 11 (32.35%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
5 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.82%) DB2
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (5.88%) OLAP
10 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Toad
4 1 (2.94%) CA Gen
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Middleware
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.94%) MDX
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Replication
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) AIX
5 2 (5.88%) MVS
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) HPUX
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) High Availability
1 13 (38.24%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) Change Management
4 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Data Management
6 5 (14.71%) Workflow
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.76%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.88%) Database Security
9 2 (5.88%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) Python
5 5 (14.71%) Ruby
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.88%) Java
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) MCITP
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Ansible
2 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) SCOM
3 5 (14.71%) Salt
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Nagios
5 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.94%) OpenView
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) RedGate
4 1 (2.94%) Siebel
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Veritas
4 1 (2.94%) WorldPay
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