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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 175 166 189
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 33 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.57% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.62% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.57
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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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 71 (98.61%) SQL
2 64 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 41 (56.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 18 (25.00%) Replication
7 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (23.61%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (22.22%) Windows
10 14 (19.44%) Oracle
11 13 (18.06%) Finance
11 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
12 12 (16.67%) Clustering
13 11 (15.28%) Migration
13 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.89%) ITIL
15 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (11.11%) Banking
16 8 (11.11%) UNIX
16 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
17 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
18 6 (8.33%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) SAN
2 4 (5.56%) LAN
2 4 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 41 (56.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
8 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (8.33%) DTS
8 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
11 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.78%) Big Data
13 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
13 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) ERwin
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
3 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) CGI
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) MDX
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Replication
2 12 (16.67%) Clustering
3 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) NHS
5 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.39%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.39%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.39%) Statistics
7 1 (1.39%) Life Science
7 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.11%) UNIX
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.33%) AIX
5 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (2.78%) Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
3 11 (15.28%) Migration
4 10 (13.89%) ITIL
5 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.33%) High Availability
7 5 (6.94%) Information Management
7 5 (6.94%) Quality Management
8 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
9 3 (4.17%) Change Management
9 3 (4.17%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.17%) Database Tuning
10 2 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.78%) Validation
10 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (98.61%) SQL
2 24 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.56%) Korn
6 4 (5.56%) VB
7 3 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (4.17%) C#
8 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) Python
9 1 (1.39%) VBScript
9 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) MCTS
3 1 (1.39%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.39%) OCP
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) HP
3 6 (8.33%) 3PAR
3 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (5.56%) Sybase
5 3 (4.17%) Veritas
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) Brocade
7 1 (1.39%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.39%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) EMC
7 1 (1.39%) CommVault
7 1 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
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