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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 49 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 15 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 0.54% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.60% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
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£363 - £286
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.88% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +78.32%
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
726 834 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.60% 90.65% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 399 466
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 55 44
Average hourly rate £15.86 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.74% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.74 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 12 September 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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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
Warrington - 4 £345 -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 3
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 8 (38.10%) Replication
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) Clustering
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
11 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (9.52%) .NET
12 2 (9.52%) DTS
12 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
12 2 (9.52%) Database Security
13 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
13 1 (4.76%) Open Source
13 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
13 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
13 1 (4.76%) High Availability
13 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
13 1 (4.76%) Retail

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (9.52%) DTS
8 1 (4.76%) OLAP
8 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Replication
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Database Security
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Release Management
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) IBM