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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 101 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 23 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 0.52% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.54% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 19
Average daily rate £388 £273 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.20% -27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
2452 2575 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.37% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1428 1626
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 240 207
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 30 April 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Hertfordshire +14 12 £400 +14.28%
Essex +8 8 £300 +4.80%
Suffolk +4 2 £425 +54.54% 2
East Anglia +4 1 £375 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (36.84%) Clustering
3 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Windows
4 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.05%) High Availability
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle
6 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
7 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (15.79%) Database Mirroring
8 6 (15.79%) Data Guard
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (13.16%) Automotive
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (13.16%) RedGate
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (10.53%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Documentum
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (5.26%) FileMaker
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (13.16%) Automotive
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (21.05%) High Availability
3 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.79%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Case Management
8 1 (2.63%) Change Control
8 1 (2.63%) Data Management
8 1 (2.63%) Email Management
8 1 (2.63%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Optimisation
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) MCSA
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Data Guard
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) RedGate
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) Infor
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) SAP