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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 129 137 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 11 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.88 -
% change year-on-year
-10.08% -
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
2840 2895 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.92% 93.60% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1735 1104
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £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 243 227 217
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 £41.00 £38.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 10 £325 -18.75% 2
Hertfordshire +3 1 £325 -18.75% 5
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Database Security
5 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (35.29%) High Availability
6 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (35.29%) Clustering
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) SCOM
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
8 4 (23.53%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (23.53%) Change Control
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
9 3 (17.65%) Replication
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Automotive
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
10 2 (11.76%) Network Security
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle
10 2 (11.76%) Citrix
10 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 2 (11.76%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Database Security
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (35.29%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Change Control
4 4 (23.53%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) VMware