The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 94 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.65% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £413 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £340 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £430 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -55.55%
SQL DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1467 1392 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.71% 96.27% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 761 767
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 85 114
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the East Midlands region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the East Midlands region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 3 £413 - 2
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) WSH
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (10.00%) Data Security
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Data Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
7 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) Facilities Management
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (10.00%) CICS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) DB2
6 1 (10.00%) OLAP
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WSH
2 1 (10.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Facilities Management
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle