The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / East of England
Rank 112 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 11 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.54% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Median daily rate £325 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £495 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.33%

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
2047 2234 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 95.27% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1334 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 228 195
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £375 +25.00%
Bedfordshire - 3 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 2 £450 -
Essex -6 1 £225 -25.00%
Suffolk - 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, SQL 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 East of England region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 28 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (86.67%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (43.33%) Clustering
6 13 (43.33%) T-SQL
6 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (30.00%) Replication
10 8 (26.67%) SAN
10 8 (26.67%) Oracle
10 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (20.00%) Migration
11 6 (20.00%) Database Security
11 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 5 (16.67%) High Availability
12 5 (16.67%) Database Tuning
12 5 (16.67%) VMware
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL
12 5 (16.67%) Windows
13 4 (13.33%) MCSE
13 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (6.67%) DTS
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Clustering
2 9 (30.00%) Replication
3 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Database Security
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 5 (16.67%) High Availability
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.33%) Line Management
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCDBA
3 2 (6.67%) OCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow