The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 1 August 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 Cambridge 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 47 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.54% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.57% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +78.32%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
457 351 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.46% 94.86% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 148 200
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 £223 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 103
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
SQL DBA
Cambridgeshire

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL DBA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Gate
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Gate
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft