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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 172 160 183
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 29 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.64% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 13
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £305 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £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
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
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 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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 62 (100.00%) SQL
2 55 (88.71%) SQL Server
3 40 (64.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (43.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (37.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (32.26%) T-SQL
7 17 (27.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (27.42%) Replication
8 13 (20.97%) Finance
9 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 12 (19.35%) Windows
9 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (17.74%) Oracle
10 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (16.13%) Database Mirroring
12 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.52%) Migration
12 9 (14.52%) ITIL
12 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (12.90%) UNIX
14 7 (11.29%) Banking
14 7 (11.29%) Clustering
14 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
14 7 (11.29%) DTS
14 7 (11.29%) PL/SQL
14 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (9.68%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) LAN
2 4 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (88.71%) SQL Server
2 40 (64.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (43.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (37.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (27.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (11.29%) DTS
10 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
11 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
11 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (3.23%) Big Data
13 1 (1.61%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) ERwin
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) CGI
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) MDX
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Replication
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Clustering
4 6 (9.68%) NHS
5 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.61%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.61%) Statistics
7 1 (1.61%) Life Science
7 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.68%) AIX
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (16.13%) Database Mirroring
3 9 (14.52%) Migration
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
3 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.06%) Quality Management
4 5 (8.06%) Change Management
4 5 (8.06%) Information Management
4 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.45%) High Availability
6 3 (4.84%) Scrum
6 3 (4.84%) Database Security
7 2 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.23%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.23%) Validation
7 2 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (32.26%) T-SQL
3 7 (11.29%) PL/SQL
3 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.45%) Korn
5 4 (6.45%) VB
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) VBScript
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) MCSE
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.61%) OCP
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.61%) RHCE
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) MCTS
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (9.68%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) IBM
3 6 (9.68%) 3PAR
3 6 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Brocade
6 1 (1.61%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.61%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) CommVault
6 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
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