Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior DBA was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Database Administrator
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 621 592 586
Rank change year-on-year -29 -6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 11 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.054% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.057% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 17
London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £409 £313 £181
90th Percentile £553 £588 £480
England median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £37.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in London

Senior DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior DBA in London

Senior DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DBA in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior DBA in London

Senior DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior DBA in London

Senior DBA
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 Senior DBA within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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 -7 5 £450 +9.09% 3
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the London region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications

Senior DBA Skill Set
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 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (9.09%) VLDB
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (18.18%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Runbook
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (9.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Neverfail
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) RedGate
4 1 (9.09%) Capita
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft