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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 51 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.95% 5.97% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 6.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 0
Median daily rate £369 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
312 260 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.42% 97.01% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 199 243
Median daily rate £363 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.47 £18.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (16.67%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) Security Management
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle