The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 City of London 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 177 168 182
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 33 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.50% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 29
Average daily rate £413 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL DBA
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 54 (91.53%) SQL
2 50 (84.75%) SQL Server
3 31 (52.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (38.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (38.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (37.29%) Finance
6 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
6 17 (28.81%) Replication
7 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (27.12%) ETL
7 16 (27.12%) Oracle
8 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (20.34%) T-SQL
9 12 (20.34%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (20.34%) Clustering
9 12 (20.34%) Banking
10 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database
10 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (13.56%) Windows
11 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (11.86%) ITIL
12 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
12 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (11.86%) DTS
12 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
14 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (84.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (52.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (38.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (38.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database
6 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.86%) DTS
8 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.08%) OLAP
10 3 (5.08%) Siebel EIM
11 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (3.39%) DB2
11 2 (3.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Toad
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Law
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.39%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Replication
2 12 (20.34%) Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) Statistics
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) UNIX
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) AIX
5 2 (3.39%) Solaris
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ETL
2 12 (20.34%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.08%) Data Management
7 3 (5.08%) High Availability
7 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) Project Management
8 2 (3.39%) CRM
8 2 (3.39%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.69%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.69%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 54 (91.53%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.08%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Sybase
4 3 (5.08%) DataFlux
4 3 (5.08%) Siebel
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) BMC
5 1 (1.69%) NetApp
5 1 (1.69%) Veritas
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Reuters
5 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago