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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 78 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 18 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.16% 0.76% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.79% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £358 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £573 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £26.00
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
1456 1385 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.51% 95.58% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 706 611
Average daily rate £350 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 122 106
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 2015. 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
Derbyshire - 7 £325 -
Nottinghamshire -6 5 £400 +6.66% 6
Northamptonshire +6 4 £400 - 1
Leicestershire -2 1 £305 -51.20%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 35 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (82.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) Finance
6 6 (15.00%) Clustering
6 6 (15.00%) High Availability
7 5 (12.50%) Statistics
7 5 (12.50%) SLA
7 5 (12.50%) Windows
8 4 (10.00%) ETL
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.50%) Retail
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.50%) SAN
9 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
9 3 (7.50%) CRM
9 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.50%) DTS
9 3 (7.50%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.50%) DTS
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) QlikView
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (15.00%) High Availability
3 4 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (7.50%) CRM
4 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Security Management
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) NetApp
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix