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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 137 114 135
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 8 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.58% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.62% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - -
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
2876 2249 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.20% 93.09% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1785 1169 1460
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 231 291
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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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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 -
Essex -17 2 £388 +15.67%
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £325 +13.04%
Norfolk -9 1 £320 -8.57%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) DTS
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Replication
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
8 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (9.09%) Banking
8 1 (9.09%) Retail
8 1 (9.09%) WinForms
8 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (9.09%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) DTS
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle