The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 120 100 123
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 29 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 0.90% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.96% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 11
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£365 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £366 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +63.91%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2889 2187 2888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.74% 93.22% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1736 1080 1425
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 209 314
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 18 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
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £375 +30.43%
Hertfordshire -21 7 £325 - 1
Suffolk - 7 £350 -
Essex -12 4 £363 +1.75% 4
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 39 (92.86%) SQL
2 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
3 15 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (26.19%) Windows
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (19.05%) Replication
9 8 (19.05%) Clustering
9 8 (19.05%) MySQL
10 7 (16.67%) Migration
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 5 (11.90%) Finance
12 5 (11.90%) Change Management
13 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (9.52%) DTS
13 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (9.52%) Sybase
13 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
14 3 (7.14%) Red Gate
14 3 (7.14%) Database Security
14 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (19.05%) MySQL
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (9.52%) DTS
9 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (4.76%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Replication
1 8 (19.05%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Statistics
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Change Management
4 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) Database Security
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Data Transformation
6 2 (4.76%) High Availability
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) CRM
7 1 (2.38%) ERP
7 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.38%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCDBA
3 2 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Sybase
4 3 (7.14%) Red Gate
5 2 (4.76%) Netezza