The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 49 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.00% 0.70% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.81% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
SQL DBA
West Midlands

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
539 494 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.13% 86.51% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 291 202
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 45
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.00 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Replication
7 2 (13.33%) Clustering
7 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.67%) Information Security
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (6.67%) Mercator
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL
8 1 (6.67%) Windows
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Mercator