The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 64 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 1.58% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.65% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £320 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
- -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.75
SQL Server 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
708 789 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.16% 95.99% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 571 672
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 49
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £38.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, SQL Server DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Ingres
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Data Encryption
3 2 (50.00%) Server Patching
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Ingres
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Encryption
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Server Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SAP