Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MCDBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 629 611 604
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.064% 0.052% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
London median daily rate £350 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £318 £450 £269
90th Percentile £383 £450 £368
England median daily rate £363 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.00 -

MCDBA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7835 7708 7478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.65% 17.16% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5215 4974 4935
London median daily rate £475 £459 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.54% +1.94% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £626
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 113 138
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.85% +12.68%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.60 £12.02
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.84 £46.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

MCDBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MCDBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MCDBA in London

MCDBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCDBA in London

MCDBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCDBA in London

MCDBA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 3 £350 -
MCDBA
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the London region with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Information Retrieval
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) RedGate
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

MCDBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Information Retrieval
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCPD
3 1 (20.00%) MCSD
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) RedGate