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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 57 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 0.89% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.97% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £293 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -8.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £288 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £343 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +78.32%
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
707 620 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.70% 91.99% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 391 349
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £10.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.70 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
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 1 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) ETL
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Clustering
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) DTS
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (18.18%) Replication
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (18.18%) MDX
8 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) Data Security
8 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) DTS
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality