The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 68 74 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.31% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.34% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
SQL DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
705 879 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.09% 89.51% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 437 395
Average daily rate £364 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 54
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.55 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.17% -20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Warrington - - - - 2
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
5 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
5 6 (54.55%) Replication
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 2 (18.18%) Migration
9 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (18.18%) .NET
9 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (9.09%) Open Source
10 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
10 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (9.09%) Database Security
10 1 (9.09%) Marketing
10 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (9.09%) C#
10 1 (9.09%) Sybase
10 1 (9.09%) OLAP
10 1 (9.09%) SAP
10 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
7 1 (9.09%) OLAP
7 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) SAP