The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 113 127 143
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 11 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.50% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 10
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
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
2373 2983 3025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.64% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1776 1806
Median daily rate £375 £380 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 258 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.18 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +11 7 £340 +4.61%
Bedfordshire - 3 £263 -
Cambridgeshire +25 1 £400 +53.84%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, SQL Server DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (47.37%) Clustering
6 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (36.84%) Replication
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
8 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle
10 4 (21.05%) Windows
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (21.05%) High Availability
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (21.05%) Line Management
10 4 (21.05%) Database Security
10 4 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (21.05%) Database Tuning
10 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
11 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (15.79%) Database Mirroring
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 7 (36.84%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Database Security
4 4 (21.05%) Database Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (15.79%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
7 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) VMware