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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 167 185 175
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 31 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.56% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £394 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.20%
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
5414 6582 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.04% 92.63% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4842 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 168 170
Average hourly rate £18.48 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 22 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (28.79%) Banking
7 17 (25.76%) Oracle
7 17 (25.76%) Finance
7 17 (25.76%) Replication
8 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.21%) Clustering
9 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
10 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (19.70%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 9 (13.64%) Migration
13 9 (13.64%) ETL
14 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (10.61%) Sybase
14 7 (10.61%) Linux
14 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
15 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (9.09%) ITIL
15 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
16 5 (7.58%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (7.58%) 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 22 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
10 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.58%) Sybase ASE
11 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (3.03%) QlikView
13 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (3.03%) DTS
13 2 (3.03%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (28.79%) Banking
2 17 (25.76%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) 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%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Replication
2 14 (21.21%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 4 (6.06%) Solaris
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 13 (19.70%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.64%) Migration
3 9 (13.64%) ETL
4 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL
6 5 (7.58%) Database Tuning
6 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.06%) High Availability
7 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (3.03%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.03%) Data Management
9 2 (3.03%) CRM
9 2 (3.03%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.03%) Change Management
10 1 (1.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (93.94%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.52%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
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 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Sybase
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) BMC
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas
5 1 (1.52%) Remedy
5 1 (1.52%) Siebel
5 1 (1.52%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.52%) Talend
5 1 (1.52%) Red Gate
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Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago