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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 112 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 0.81% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.85% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 26
Median daily rate £320 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £252 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £595 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-50.96% -17.11%
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
2365 2714 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.36% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1540 1731
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 242 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Suffolk - 9 £315 -
Hertfordshire +8 5 £340 +4.61% 1
Bedfordshire -3 5 £319 -20.31% 1
Essex -11 3 £225 -35.71%
Cambridgeshire +26 1 £400 +56.86% 2
Norfolk - 1 £275 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 46 (92.00%) SQL
2 41 (82.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (40.00%) Clustering
3 20 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
6 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (26.00%) Replication
7 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (20.00%) Oracle
9 10 (20.00%) SAN
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (18.00%) High Availability
11 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
11 8 (16.00%) Migration
12 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (12.00%) Database Mirroring
13 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (12.00%) Windows
14 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
14 5 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (10.00%) ITIL
14 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
14 5 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (10.00%) Data Guard

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 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (82.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.00%) DTS
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Clustering
2 13 (26.00%) Replication
3 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.00%) High Availability
4 8 (16.00%) Migration
5 6 (12.00%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.00%) Database Security
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.00%) Database Tuning
7 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.00%) Line Management
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.00%) DevOps
9 2 (4.00%) Change Control
9 2 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (92.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) OCP
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 5 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Infor
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) SAP