The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 -
SQL Server 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
293 274 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.07% 97.16% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 217 259
Median daily rate £363 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

SQL Server 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft