The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 65 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.49% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -12.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 - £22.75
SQL Server 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
715 608 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.62% 91.43% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 394 336
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 27
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Birmingham region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Birmingham region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server DBA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL