The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 154 171 166
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 42 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.50% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 17
Average daily rate
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£356 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £436 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
SQL DBA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 75 (94.94%) SQL
2 66 (83.54%) SQL Server
3 40 (50.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (40.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (32.91%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (31.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (30.38%) Replication
7 24 (30.38%) T-SQL
8 22 (27.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
11 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (15.19%) Finance
13 12 (15.19%) Banking
14 11 (13.92%) Oracle
15 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (11.39%) Change Management
16 9 (11.39%) Windows
16 9 (11.39%) Linux
17 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
17 8 (10.13%) Disaster Recovery
17 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (10.13%) NHS
18 7 (8.86%) ITIL
18 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
18 7 (8.86%) Information Management
18 7 (8.86%) Migration
18 7 (8.86%) Database Security

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (2.53%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) SAN
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (83.54%) SQL Server
2 40 (50.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (40.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (31.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (27.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (7.59%) MySQL
8 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (6.33%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
10 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.80%) Data Mining
11 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (3.80%) Big Data
12 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
12 2 (2.53%) QlikView
12 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
1 12 (15.19%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Advertising
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
3 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.27%) MDX
3 1 (1.27%) RESTful
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) Replication
2 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) NHS
4 6 (7.59%) Clustering
5 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.80%) Open Source
7 2 (2.53%) Statistics
8 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
1 9 (11.39%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Solaris
2 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (6.33%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.39%) Change Management
4 8 (10.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.86%) Migration
5 7 (8.86%) ITIL
5 7 (8.86%) Information Management
5 7 (8.86%) Database Security
6 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.33%) Quality Management
7 5 (6.33%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.06%) ETL
8 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.06%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.80%) High Availability
10 2 (2.53%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.53%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.53%) Direct Marketing
10 2 (2.53%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (94.94%) SQL
2 24 (30.38%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.27%) VBA
5 1 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) MCITP
4 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) MCSE
5 3 (3.80%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) OCP
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.27%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Sybase
4 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.80%) Veritas
6 1 (1.27%) Sun
6 1 (1.27%) Sage
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.27%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.27%) Vertica
6 1 (1.27%) Talend
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
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