The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MCDBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £264 £496
% change year-on-year -5.30% -46.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1859 2517 2321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.06% 28.04% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2497 3322 2953
Median daily rate £408 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 213 293
Median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +85.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £58.75 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

MCDBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MCDBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MCDBA in the South East

MCDBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCDBA in the South East

MCDBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCDBA in the South East

MCDBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
West Sussex - 4 £250 -
MCDBA
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for MCDBA.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Change Management
4 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
5 6 (54.55%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (54.55%) PMO
5 6 (54.55%) Clustering
5 6 (54.55%) NAS
5 6 (54.55%) High Availability
5 6 (54.55%) Change Control
5 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
5 6 (54.55%) DB2
5 6 (54.55%) VB
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 6 (54.55%) Replication
6 5 (45.45%) MCP
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) Active Directory

MCDBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) NAS
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) DB2
3 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DBA
1 7 (63.64%) SQL DBA
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server DBA
2 6 (54.55%) Administrator
2 6 (54.55%) Senior DBA
2 6 (54.55%) Senior SQL DBA
2 6 (54.55%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
1 6 (54.55%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Change Management
3 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) Change Control
4 6 (54.55%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (54.55%) High Availability
4 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 3 (27.27%) ITSM
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) VB
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCP
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp