The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 54 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.47% 0.96% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £448 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% -
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 Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
414 308 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.64% 99.04% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 236 159
Average daily rate £338 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £164.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Validation
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (9.09%) Power BI
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Red Gate