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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 143 127 154
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.77% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.80% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 27
Median daily rate £369 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £362 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.33%

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
2778 2872 4792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.73% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2248 3700
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Migration
4 8 (34.78%) Replication
5 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Database Security
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (26.09%) Banking
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (26.09%) C
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
7 5 (21.74%) ETL
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
7 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
7 5 (21.74%) High Availability
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
8 4 (17.39%) MCITP
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.70%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (4.35%) DTS
8 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (4.35%) MySQL
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (26.09%) Database Security
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
4 5 (21.74%) ETL
4 5 (21.74%) High Availability
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
5 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) ETL Development
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Security Auditing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 6 (26.09%) C
4 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Delphi
5 2 (8.70%) Pascal
5 2 (8.70%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) IBM Certification
1 4 (17.39%) MCITP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) OCP
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) iManage
4 2 (8.70%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) WorldPay
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (4.35%) Reuters