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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 85 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.65% 0.60% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.65% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£503 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.61% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.36% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +78.32%
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
1450 1537 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.79% 92.48% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 777 670
Average daily rate £350 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 127
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 September 2014. 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
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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
Leicestershire +7 4 £625 +92.30%
Nottinghamshire +11 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) MySQL
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (10.00%) Sybase ASA
8 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Remedy
8 2 (10.00%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Anywhere
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.00%) Sybase ASA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) DTS
6 1 (5.00%) VLDB
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP
6 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) BMC
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Mercator
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects