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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 163 191 179
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 40 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 18
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£369 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £320 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £317
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+95.65% -25.20%
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
5311 6588 6022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.16% 93.04% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4061 4818 4440
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 130 141
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 76 (95.00%) SQL
2 65 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 36 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (36.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (33.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (33.75%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (30.00%) Replication
6 24 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 20 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
9 16 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (18.75%) Banking
11 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (16.25%) Oracle
13 11 (13.75%) Windows
13 11 (13.75%) Finance
13 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (12.50%) Linux
14 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
16 8 (10.00%) ITIL
16 8 (10.00%) .NET
16 8 (10.00%) Change Management
16 8 (10.00%) Migration
16 8 (10.00%) Clustering
17 7 (8.75%) Database Security
17 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
17 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (2.50%) IIS
1 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (36.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (33.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
10 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
10 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
10 6 (7.50%) MySQL
11 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
12 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
12 3 (3.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (18.75%) Banking
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Advertising
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) MDX
4 1 (1.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) Replication
2 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Clustering
4 5 (6.25%) NHS
5 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.75%) Open Source
7 2 (2.50%) Statistics
8 1 (1.25%) DTV
8 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Linux
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.50%) UNIX
4 5 (6.25%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.00%) ITIL
3 8 (10.00%) Change Management
3 8 (10.00%) Migration
4 7 (8.75%) Database Security
5 6 (7.50%) Database Tuning
5 6 (7.50%) Information Management
5 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.00%) ETL
8 3 (3.75%) High Availability
9 2 (2.50%) Data Transformation
9 2 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.50%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (2.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 76 (95.00%) SQL
2 24 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) VBA
6 1 (1.25%) C#
6 1 (1.25%) Korn
6 1 (1.25%) R
6 1 (1.25%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) MCITP
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.75%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) OCP
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.25%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) Sybase
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.75%) Veritas
6 1 (1.25%) Sun
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Sage
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.25%) Vertica
6 1 (1.25%) Talend
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday