The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 112 108 139
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 11 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.89% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.97% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £302 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £397 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +63.91%
SQL DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2227 2364 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 91.63% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1067 1004
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Berkshire region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Berkshire region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 £438 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - - - -
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Replication
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) Migration
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (31.82%) Clustering
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) SCOM
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (22.73%) SCCM
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (18.18%) MCTS
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 2 (9.09%) BMC
10 2 (9.09%) Change Management
10 2 (9.09%) ITSM
10 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
10 2 (9.09%) C#

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.55%) MySQL
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (4.55%) SQLPlus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Replication
2 7 (31.82%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.55%) Database Security
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Password Management
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) BMC
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) HP