The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 66 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 2.30% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.41% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 2
Average daily rate £375 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £333 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -60.00%
SQL DBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
817 829 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.29% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 601 517
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) SQL
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 13 (56.52%) ETL
5 13 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (52.17%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (52.17%) SAP
6 12 (52.17%) Windows
6 12 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (52.17%) Ingres
6 12 (52.17%) Identity Management
6 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
6 12 (52.17%) ETL Development
7 11 (47.83%) CRM
8 10 (43.48%) Linux
8 10 (43.48%) Unix
8 10 (43.48%) Shell Script
8 10 (43.48%) SAP BI
8 10 (43.48%) SAP XI
8 10 (43.48%) BusinessObjects XI
8 10 (43.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 10 (43.48%) SQL Optimisation
8 10 (43.48%) Xcelsius
8 10 (43.48%) SAP Data Services
8 10 (43.48%) Dimensional Modelling
8 10 (43.48%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (30.43%) Active Directory

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (52.17%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (52.17%) Ingres
4 10 (43.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 10 (43.48%) BusinessObjects XI
4 10 (43.48%) SAP BI
4 10 (43.48%) SAP Data Services
4 10 (43.48%) Xcelsius
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) SAP XI
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) ETL
2 12 (52.17%) ETL Development
2 12 (52.17%) Identity Management
3 11 (47.83%) CRM
4 10 (43.48%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.35%) Content Management
7 1 (4.35%) Cutover Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
3 10 (43.48%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle