Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 603 636
Rank change year-on-year -22 +33 -27
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.014% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
London median daily rate - - £300
England median daily rate £414 £250 £277
% change year-on-year +65.60% -9.58% -7.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +60.71% -

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 7,477 7,203 7,902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.40% 16.92% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,825 4,710 5,397
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £426 £415
% change year-on-year +5.76% +2.53% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 151 88
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.03 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.90% +9.93% -8.90%
10th Percentile £14.15 £13.35 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.04 £50.00 £45.79
England median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -22.41% +9.43% +17.78%

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft