The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 157 179 164
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 35 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.38% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.41% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £343 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £451 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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
4725 5628 5333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.25% 93.69% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3625 4090 4001
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 74 (94.87%) SQL
2 71 (91.03%) SQL Server
3 47 (60.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (35.90%) Replication
6 27 (34.62%) T-SQL
6 27 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (32.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (24.36%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
10 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (16.67%) Windows
11 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (16.67%) Finance
12 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (14.10%) Oracle
13 11 (14.10%) Change Management
14 9 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
14 9 (11.54%) Database Security
15 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
15 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (10.26%) Banking
15 8 (10.26%) ITIL
16 7 (8.97%) Linux
16 7 (8.97%) NHS
16 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (91.03%) SQL Server
2 47 (60.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (32.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (7.69%) MySQL
11 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
12 4 (5.13%) DTS
13 3 (3.85%) Data Mining
13 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
13 3 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (3.85%) Big Data
13 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
14 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
14 2 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.28%) MDX
3 1 (1.28%) RESTful
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.90%) Replication
2 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) NHS
4 6 (7.69%) Clustering
5 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) Open Source
7 2 (2.56%) Statistics
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) UNIX
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.85%) Solaris
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (24.36%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.10%) Change Management
4 9 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (11.54%) Database Security
5 8 (10.26%) ITIL
6 7 (8.97%) Migration
6 7 (8.97%) Information Management
7 5 (6.41%) Quality Management
8 4 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.85%) High Availability
9 3 (3.85%) Database Tuning
9 3 (3.85%) ETL
9 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.56%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.56%) CRM
10 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 74 (94.87%) SQL
2 27 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.28%) VBA
5 1 (1.28%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.97%) MCITP
2 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) MCSE
5 3 (3.85%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) MCTS
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.28%) OCP
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.28%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Sybase
4 3 (3.85%) Veritas
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.28%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.28%) Vertica
6 1 (1.28%) Talend
6 1 (1.28%) Sage
6 1 (1.28%) Sun
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
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