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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 132 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.72% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.81% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +88.88%
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
2542 2484 1966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.04% 89.84% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1292 780
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 106 132
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -6.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 5 March 2015. 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
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft