The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 138 142 116
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.099% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +7.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
SQL Server 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
2917 2798 2250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.31% 92.47% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1787 1637 1134
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 229 242
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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
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 28 July 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 -5 6 £325 -18.75% 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £363 - 1
Hertfordshire -11 1 - - 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) Database Security
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Replication
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) High Availability
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (20.00%) Network Security
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (10.00%) Change Control
8 1 (10.00%) Retail
8 1 (10.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) Database Security
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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