The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 38 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.78% 1.32% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.36% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 147 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.36% 97.35% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 40 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £231 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £11.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +216.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL DBA
Cheshire

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SQL DBA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix