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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 53 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.32% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.81% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £285 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +164.70%
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
702 616 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.49% 92.91% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 396 318
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 24
Average hourly rate £20.50 £13.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.80% -20.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.30 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.60 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Replication
6 3 (23.08%) Clustering
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) DTS
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (15.38%) MDX
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
8 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
8 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (7.69%) Statistics
8 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) DTS
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) MDX
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality