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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.74% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +63.46%
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
261 379 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.26% 95.47% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 261 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £17.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £11.80 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 15 (83.33%) Clustering
4 14 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (61.11%) Replication
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (22.22%) ETL
11 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (16.67%) MS Access
11 3 (16.67%) Migration
11 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
12 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
12 2 (11.11%) XML
12 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 1 (5.56%) Project Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (16.67%) MS Access
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Clustering
2 11 (61.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft