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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 126 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.74% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.83% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
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£363 £325 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £280 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £379 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +78.94%
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
2620 2545 2094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.81% 89.80% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1305 829
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 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 112 137
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 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
Reading +3 2 £294 +4.91% 1
Slough - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Replication
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) MCDBA
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCTS
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) MCDBA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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