The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 67 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
865 598 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.32% 93.58% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 361 603
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 55
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -31.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL Server DBA
South West

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Replication
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Open Text
5 2 (28.57%) LiveLink
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) LiveLink
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Open Text
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle