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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 143 112 132
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.36% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
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£375 £386 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +10.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £306 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.75
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2813 2244 2855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.69% 93.89% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1135 1418
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 237 360
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -27.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
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 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
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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
Suffolk - 3 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 - 1
Essex -8 1 £400 +3.55%
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Clustering
5 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.00%) High Availability
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (15.00%) DTS
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Replication
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
9 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (5.00%) Service Management
9 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
9 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.00%) DTS
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (5.00%) OLTP
8 1 (5.00%) OLAP
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 6 days ago