The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had SQL 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 Database Administrator
Rank 39 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.63% 1.86% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.92% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £319 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
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
306 417 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.23% 96.98% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 339 255
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 18
Median hourly rate £12.38 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.62% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £22.65 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

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 Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, SQL 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 Cardiff region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) OpenUP
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) OpenUP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft