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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 78 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.88% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.98% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £305
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +12.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
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
951 716 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.82% 90.40% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 367 297
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £222 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 48 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £31.56 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015. 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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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
Crewe -4 1 £375 -
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) DTS
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft