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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 158 178 177
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 32 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 21
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£438 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
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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
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 66 (97.06%) SQL
2 64 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 45 (66.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (44.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (33.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (33.82%) T-SQL
6 22 (32.35%) Replication
7 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 16 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (19.12%) Finance
9 13 (19.12%) Windows
9 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (14.71%) Oracle
13 9 (13.24%) NHS
13 9 (13.24%) Migration
13 9 (13.24%) Database Mirroring
14 8 (11.76%) ITIL
15 7 (10.29%) UNIX
15 7 (10.29%) Banking
16 6 (8.82%) Information Management
16 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
16 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
16 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
16 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.94%) IIS
1 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) LAN
2 4 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 45 (66.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (44.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (33.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
9 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (5.88%) DTS
10 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (4.41%) MySQL
11 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (4.41%) QlikView
11 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.47%) ERwin
2 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) MDX
3 1 (1.47%) RESTful
3 1 (1.47%) CGI
3 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Replication
2 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.24%) NHS
4 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) Open Source
7 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.47%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.47%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) UNIX
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) AIX
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.24%) Migration
3 9 (13.24%) Database Mirroring
4 8 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (8.82%) Quality Management
5 6 (8.82%) Change Management
5 6 (8.82%) Database Security
5 6 (8.82%) Information Management
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.41%) ETL
7 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.41%) High Availability
8 2 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (2.94%) Scrum
8 2 (2.94%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 66 (97.06%) SQL
2 23 (33.82%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.88%) Korn
6 3 (4.41%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
7 1 (1.47%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.47%) MCTS
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (7.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) HP
3 5 (7.35%) 3PAR
3 5 (7.35%) IBM
4 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Brocade
5 1 (1.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) Dell
5 1 (1.47%) EMC
5 1 (1.47%) CommVault
5 1 (1.47%) Remedy
5 1 (1.47%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.47%) Vertica
5 1 (1.47%) Talend
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