The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 124 100 124
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.75% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.81% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 2
Average daily rate £375 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2931 2111 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.14% 93.45% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1078 1413
Average daily rate £373 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 246 306
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.39 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
SQL DBA
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -4 17 £375 - 5
Suffolk -8 3 £275 -15.38% 1
Hertfordshire -8 1 - - 3
Bedfordshire -18 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 - 4
Norfolk - - - -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (93.33%) SQL
2 38 (84.44%) SQL Server
3 18 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (33.33%) Clustering
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
7 10 (22.22%) Windows
8 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (20.00%) VMware
9 8 (17.78%) Oracle
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (15.56%) Migration
11 6 (13.33%) Replication
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (13.33%) MySQL
11 6 (13.33%) UNIX
11 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (11.11%) Linux
12 5 (11.11%) IIS
12 5 (11.11%) ETL
12 5 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (11.11%) High Availability
12 5 (11.11%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) RFID
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (84.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (13.33%) MySQL
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (8.89%) DTS
8 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (8.89%) DB2
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.22%) OLAP
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (2.22%) MS Access
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.22%) OLTP
General
1 4 (8.89%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Automotive
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Replication
3 4 (8.89%) FMCG
4 3 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.44%) Open Source
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.56%) Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) High Availability
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 5 (11.11%) ETL
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.67%) Data Security
7 2 (4.44%) Security Management
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Foglight
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.22%) Netezza
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago