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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 162 170 180
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 37 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.54% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.58% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 - £26.00
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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
5050 5517 5895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.69% 92.47% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3860 4135 4340
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 70 137
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 May 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 May 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 61 (100.00%) SQL
2 54 (88.52%) SQL Server
3 43 (70.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (45.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (36.07%) Replication
6 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
7 19 (31.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
8 14 (22.95%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (19.67%) Finance
9 12 (19.67%) Windows
9 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (18.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (16.39%) Database Mirroring
11 10 (16.39%) Oracle
12 9 (14.75%) ITIL
12 9 (14.75%) NHS
13 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (11.48%) DTS
14 7 (11.48%) UNIX
14 7 (11.48%) SAN
14 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (11.48%) Banking
14 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
15 6 (9.84%) 3PAR
15 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 12c

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) SAN
2 4 (6.56%) LAN
2 4 (6.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (88.52%) SQL Server
2 43 (70.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (45.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (31.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.48%) DTS
9 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
10 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
10 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (4.92%) QlikView
12 2 (3.28%) Big Data
12 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) ERwin
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) CGI
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Replication
2 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.75%) NHS
4 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.84%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.64%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 6 (9.84%) AIX
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (16.39%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (14.75%) ITIL
6 6 (9.84%) Quality Management
6 6 (9.84%) Information Management
7 5 (8.20%) Migration
7 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.20%) Change Management
8 4 (6.56%) High Availability
9 3 (4.92%) Database Security
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
9 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.28%) Database Tuning
10 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.64%) Database Theory
11 1 (1.64%) Relational Database Theory
11 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
3 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.56%) Korn
6 3 (4.92%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) MCSA
3 1 (1.64%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.64%) MCTS
3 1 (1.64%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (9.84%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) IBM
3 6 (9.84%) HP
3 6 (9.84%) 3PAR
4 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) Brocade
6 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.64%) Dell
6 1 (1.64%) EMC
6 1 (1.64%) CommVault
6 1 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
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