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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 189 210 223
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £198 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £51.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.75
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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
5314 6820 7348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.89% 92.59% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 5000 5346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 170
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (42.86%) Replication
7 5 (35.71%) Clustering
7 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (35.71%) Migration
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (28.57%) High Availability
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Change Management
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) UNIX
10 2 (14.29%) Windows
10 2 (14.29%) .NET
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle
10 2 (14.29%) Sybase
10 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
10 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (14.29%) Veritas
10 2 (14.29%) Information Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
7 1 (7.14%) OLTP
7 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.14%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (7.14%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Replication
2 5 (35.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
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