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 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 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 159 183 181
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 33 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.56% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £51.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +78.32%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5302 6564 7191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.02% 92.61% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 4816 5234
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 170 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £43.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 62 (93.94%) SQL
2 46 (69.70%) SQL Server
3 25 (37.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (28.79%) Banking
7 18 (27.27%) Replication
8 16 (24.24%) Oracle
9 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
9 15 (22.73%) Finance
9 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 14 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (18.18%) Clustering
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (15.15%) Migration
13 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
14 8 (12.12%) ETL
15 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (10.61%) Linux
15 7 (10.61%) Sybase
15 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
15 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
16 6 (9.09%) ITIL
16 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
16 6 (9.09%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (37.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.58%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (3.03%) QlikView
11 2 (3.03%) VLDB
11 2 (3.03%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (28.79%) Banking
2 15 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.55%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Law
5 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Replication
2 12 (18.18%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Solaris
3 4 (6.06%) UNIX
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (19.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (15.15%) Migration
4 8 (12.12%) ETL
5 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.09%) ITIL
7 5 (7.58%) Database Tuning
8 4 (6.06%) High Availability
8 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
10 2 (3.03%) Data Management
10 2 (3.03%) Investment Management
10 2 (3.03%) Change Management
10 2 (3.03%) CRM
11 1 (1.52%) Kimball Methodology
11 1 (1.52%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 62 (93.94%) SQL
2 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.52%) VBA
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) Korn
4 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Sybase
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Siebel
5 1 (1.52%) BMC
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas
5 1 (1.52%) Remedy
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Sun
5 1 (1.52%) Talend
5 1 (1.52%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.52%) DataFlux
City, London
JM
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago