The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 91 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.40% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.42% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £313 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £365 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
1023 956 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.00% 95.98% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 576 385
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 57 57
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.25 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £300 -
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Cheshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft