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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 118 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 0.95% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.02% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 10
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£325 £353 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.75 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +15.23%
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
2935 2944 2267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.98% 93.55% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1743 1760 1125
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 229 213
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.36 £38.80 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Essex +10 18 £325 -10.34% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £255 -32.00% 3
Bedfordshire +12 1 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire -2 1 £325 - 5
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (94.87%) SQL
2 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
3 20 (51.28%) T-SQL
4 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (35.90%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (23.08%) Clustering
8 9 (23.08%) Windows
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Database Security
9 8 (20.51%) High Availability
10 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) Replication
11 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (12.82%) SCOM
12 5 (12.82%) Change Control
12 5 (12.82%) Migration
12 5 (12.82%) Database Mirroring
13 4 (10.26%) Oracle
13 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
14 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
14 3 (7.69%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.13%) DTS
9 1 (2.56%) SSDT
9 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (23.08%) Database Security
3 8 (20.51%) High Availability
4 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Change Control
5 5 (12.82%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL
8 2 (5.13%) ETL
8 2 (5.13%) Data Management
8 2 (5.13%) Email Management
9 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.56%) Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) MCSE
1 1 (2.56%) MCSA
1 1 (2.56%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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