The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 200 200 211
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 5 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £198 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.75
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
SQL Server DBA
London

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the City of London region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the City of London region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (43.75%) Replication
5 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Clustering
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (25.00%) Banking
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (18.75%) High Availability
9 3 (18.75%) ETL
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (12.50%) .NET
10 2 (12.50%) Sybase
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 2 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.25%) OLTP
8 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (6.25%) VLDB
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (6.25%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (6.25%) QlikView
8 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 6 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) BMC
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
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