The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 56 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 1.00% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.09% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £369 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £318
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +78.32%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
640 549 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.40% 91.65% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 303 329
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
SQL DBA
West Midlands

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) MDX
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) DTS
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Law
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) DTS
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (12.50%) MS Access
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) MDX
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 days ago