The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.79% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.86% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £363 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £269 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £341 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +67.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
575 584 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.15% 92.85% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 364 330
Median daily rate £388 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, SQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (33.33%) SCOM
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Clustering
7 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (20.00%) High Availability
8 3 (20.00%) DTS
8 3 (20.00%) ETL
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (13.33%) MCTS
9 2 (13.33%) MCITP
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) Advertising
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.67%) Replication

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (20.00%) DTS
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) MCTS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft