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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 17 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.76% 1.91% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 2.11% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£356 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +78.32%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 142 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.74% 90.45% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 40
Average daily rate £288 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £182 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.45 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (28.57%) Local Government
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) SAP