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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 142 163 173
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 31
Median daily rate £313 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.08% -
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
3220 5261 5645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.00% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 4018 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 78
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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
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 28 May 2016.

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 43 (89.58%) SQL
2 40 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (47.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (39.58%) T-SQL
6 17 (35.42%) Clustering
7 14 (29.17%) Replication
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (22.92%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (20.83%) High Availability
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (16.67%) Migration
11 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (14.58%) Database Security
13 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (12.50%) Legal
13 6 (12.50%) Oracle
13 6 (12.50%) Windows
14 5 (10.42%) Linux
14 5 (10.42%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
14 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 24 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (47.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (6.25%) OLAP
8 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.17%) MySQL
9 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Toad
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Legal
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.17%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.08%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Clustering
2 14 (29.17%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Solaris
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.83%) High Availability
4 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (14.58%) Database Security
6 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (8.33%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.17%) Data Security
8 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.17%) Line Management
8 2 (4.17%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.17%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) Tcl
5 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) EMC
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Veritas
5 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.08%) Sybase
5 1 (2.08%) Tableau
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago