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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 64 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.93% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£440 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
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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
791 869 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 91.98% 92.55% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 594 370
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, 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 27 (96.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (92.86%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (35.71%) ETL
8 9 (32.14%) OLAP
8 9 (32.14%) OLAP Cube
9 7 (25.00%) MySQL
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (17.86%) Clustering
12 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 4 (14.29%) MCDBA
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (14.29%) MCITP
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (14.29%) Red Gate
13 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 3 (10.71%) Replication
13 3 (10.71%) MS Access
13 3 (10.71%) LAN

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (96.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) OLAP Cube
6 9 (32.14%) OLAP
7 7 (25.00%) MySQL
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (10.71%) MS Access
10 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (35.71%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Security Management
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) MCDBA
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCITP
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Red Gate