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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 150 171 169
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 12 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.67% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 29
Median daily rate £340 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
3210 5635 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.56% 94.75% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2597 4375 4047
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 91 97
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.66 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 32 (82.05%) SQL Server
3 22 (56.41%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
5 19 (48.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (35.90%) Clustering
7 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
7 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (33.33%) Replication
9 12 (30.77%) Finance
10 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (20.51%) Windows
13 8 (20.51%) High Availability
13 8 (20.51%) Database Security
14 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (15.38%) Legal
15 6 (15.38%) Linux
15 6 (15.38%) Oracle
15 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
16 5 (12.82%) Oracle RMAN
17 4 (10.26%) Migration
17 4 (10.26%) Banking

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 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (82.05%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (48.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
9 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
11 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
12 2 (5.13%) OLAP
12 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Toad
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Legal
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
1 2 (5.13%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Clustering
2 13 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Solaris
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.51%) Database Security
3 8 (20.51%) High Availability
4 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.26%) Database Tuning
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (5.13%) Line Management
7 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) Case Management
8 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) Tcl
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) OCP
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) EMC
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Veritas
5 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago