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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 61 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £320 £375 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £331 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £397 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
706 779 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.05% 93.74% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 530 340
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £205 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 27
Median hourly rate £15.48 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.00 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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
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 6 May 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (50.00%) Replication
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Clustering
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (25.00%) High Availability
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (16.67%) ETL
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
9 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Release Management
9 1 (8.33%) SCOM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
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