The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 186 194 197
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 15 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £314 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.25 - £25.00
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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
5096 5792 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.01% 92.57% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3863 4236 4342
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 £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 81 121
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.16 £42.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (93.10%) SQL
3 25 (86.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (55.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (41.38%) Replication
7 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
7 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (20.69%) UNIX
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
11 5 (17.24%) Migration
11 5 (17.24%) Clustering
11 5 (17.24%) Database Mirroring
11 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
12 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
12 4 (13.79%) Data Guard
12 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (13.79%) Korn
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (55.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (13.79%) DTS
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (6.90%) MySQL
11 1 (3.45%) OLTP
11 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (3.45%) VLDB
11 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) ERwin
2 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Replication
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.45%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Database Mirroring
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) Database Security
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.79%) Korn
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Clusterware
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Data Guard
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Dell
3 1 (3.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Vertica
3 1 (3.45%) Talend
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