The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 155 140 189
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +49
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 6 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.57% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 15
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £305 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
- -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.75
SQL Server DBA
London

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
3042 3318 5613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2637 4295
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 107
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 3 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, SQL Server DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Replication
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Database Security
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Clustering
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (41.67%) OCP
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) IBM Certification
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) C
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) MCITP
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) High Availability
5 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 5 (41.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Database Security
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) ETL Development
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
7 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (8.33%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) OCP
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (33.33%) IBM Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) WorldPay
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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