The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 145 125 166
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +41
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 8 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.82% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.86% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 22
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £290 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
2802 3014 4841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.79% 95.53% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2375 3704
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 69
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +6.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 City of London region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (29.41%) High Availability
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Replication
6 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (23.53%) ETL
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Database Security
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) LAN
8 2 (11.76%) WAN
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (11.76%) QA

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.88%) DTS
7 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.88%) MySQL
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Database Security
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Security Auditing
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) OCP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) iManage
3 2 (11.76%) WorldPay
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Reuters
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