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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / East of England
Rank 114 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £283 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -19.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £53.75

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
1996 2273 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.46% 96.07% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1358 1428
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 195 237
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £388 +37.16%
Hertfordshire -1 1 £450 +21.62%
Essex -3 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) Advertising

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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) DTS
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Database Security
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) OCA
3 1 (10.00%) OCP
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow