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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 150 132 169
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +37
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.90% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.95% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 33
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £451
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 £57.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
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
3088 3278 5554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.69% 95.68% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 2600 4251
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) Database Security
4 6 (31.58%) C
4 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Replication
4 6 (31.58%) Clustering
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (26.32%) OCP
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (26.32%) High Availability
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (21.05%) MCITP
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Database Security
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) High Availability
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.26%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C
2 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Delphi
4 2 (10.53%) Pascal
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) OCP
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (21.05%) IBM Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) WorldPay
City, London
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago