The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 129 113 132
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 15 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.22% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.24% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £255 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
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 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the East of England region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the East of England region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex -14 12 £375 - 1
Suffolk -8 1 £238 -6.86% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (28.57%) Clustering
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
7 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (19.05%) FMCG
7 4 (19.05%) Change Management
7 4 (19.05%) Games
7 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (19.05%) DB2
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (14.29%) High Availability
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Replication
9 2 (9.52%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) Foglight

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (19.05%) DB2
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (9.52%) MySQL
9 1 (4.76%) OLAP
9 1 (4.76%) DTS
9 1 (4.76%) OLTP
9 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) FMCG
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Data Security
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Foglight
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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