The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 372 342 277
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -65
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 203 222 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.48% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 142 208
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £24.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +68.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +78.32%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the England region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the England region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
London -2 101 £390 +7.58% 34
South East -14 28 £375 +17.18% 9
North West +1 17 £350 +40.00% 13
East of England -25 14 £388 +4.02% 6
East Midlands +5 11 £380 +85.36% 3
South West -22 11 £338 +20.00% 12
Yorkshire -10 9 £328 +23.58% 11
West Midlands -14 8 £313 +3.30% 5
North East -22 3 £320 +6.66%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 517 (89.29%) SQL
2 482 (83.25%) SQL Server
3 242 (41.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 226 (39.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 203 (35.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 200 (34.54%) T-SQL
7 183 (31.61%) Performance Tuning
8 153 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 142 (24.53%) Microsoft
10 134 (23.14%) Oracle
11 132 (22.80%) Clustering
12 127 (21.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 115 (19.86%) Replication
14 114 (19.69%) Windows
14 114 (19.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 90 (15.54%) Oracle Database
16 87 (15.03%) Finance
17 70 (12.09%) Migration
18 69 (11.92%) Disaster Recovery
19 64 (11.05%) Oracle Database 11g
20 59 (10.19%) Security Cleared
21 56 (9.67%) Oracle Database 10g
22 54 (9.33%) SQL Server 2000
23 48 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
24 47 (8.12%) SLA
24 47 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
24 47 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
25 46 (7.94%) DTS
25 46 (7.94%) Banking
26 45 (7.77%) MS Excel

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.73%) WebLogic
2 10 (1.73%) IIS
3 5 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.52%) Apache
4 3 (0.52%) JCAPS
4 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 45 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.22%) SAN
2 5 (0.86%) NAS
3 4 (0.69%) Internet
3 4 (0.69%) LAN
3 4 (0.69%) WAN
4 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.35%) VPN
5 2 (0.35%) VLAN
6 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (83.25%) SQL Server
2 242 (41.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 226 (39.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 203 (35.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 153 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 127 (21.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 114 (19.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 90 (15.54%) Oracle Database
9 64 (11.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 56 (9.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 54 (9.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 47 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (7.94%) DTS
14 29 (5.01%) Relational Database
15 23 (3.97%) RDBMS
16 14 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (2.42%) Sybase ASE
17 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (2.25%) MySQL
18 12 (2.07%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (4.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.86%) Toad
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.35%) PVCS
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 87 (15.03%) Finance
2 46 (7.94%) Banking
3 9 (1.55%) Retail
4 8 (1.38%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.38%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.21%) Marketing
6 5 (0.86%) Advertising
6 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.86%) Legal
7 4 (0.69%) Law
7 4 (0.69%) Electronics
7 4 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.18%) .NET
2 17 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.55%) XML
4 7 (1.21%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.52%) MDX
5 3 (0.52%) Middleware
6 2 (0.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.35%) JSON
7 1 (0.17%) HTML
7 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.17%) WinForms
7 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.17%) CSS
7 1 (0.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 132 (22.80%) Clustering
2 115 (19.86%) Replication
3 15 (2.59%) Statistics
4 14 (2.42%) NHS
5 11 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.86%) Data Extraction
7 4 (0.69%) Online Games
7 4 (0.69%) CESG
7 4 (0.69%) DTV
8 2 (0.35%) GIS
8 2 (0.35%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.35%) PMI
8 2 (0.35%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.35%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.17%) PKI
9 1 (0.17%) Informatics
9 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 114 (19.69%) Windows
2 36 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (5.70%) Linux
4 30 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.76%) UNIX
7 12 (2.07%) Solaris
8 10 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.35%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (31.61%) Performance Tuning
2 70 (12.09%) Migration
3 69 (11.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (7.43%) ETL
6 42 (7.25%) ITIL
7 40 (6.91%) Capacity Planning
8 34 (5.87%) High Availability
9 29 (5.01%) Data Modelling
10 23 (3.97%) Database Tuning
11 22 (3.80%) Performance Analysis
12 20 (3.45%) Database Security
13 18 (3.11%) Incident Management
13 18 (3.11%) E-Commerce
14 16 (2.76%) Data Migration
15 14 (2.42%) PRINCE2
16 12 (2.07%) CRM
16 12 (2.07%) Change Management
17 10 (1.73%) Server Monitoring
18 9 (1.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 517 (89.29%) SQL
2 200 (34.54%) T-SQL
3 23 (3.97%) PowerShell
4 19 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 17 (2.94%) C#
6 13 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.90%) VB
7 11 (1.90%) Perl
8 8 (1.38%) Java
8 8 (1.38%) Korn
9 6 (1.04%) PHP
9 6 (1.04%) C
10 4 (0.69%) VBScript
11 2 (0.35%) VBA
11 2 (0.35%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.17%) XQuery
12 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 47 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.28%) MCITP
4 19 (3.28%) MCDBA
5 14 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.55%) Degree
6 9 (1.55%) MCSA
7 8 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.21%) MCTS
9 6 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.86%) MCT
10 5 (0.86%) MCSE
11 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.69%) OCP
12 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.35%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.12%) SLA
2 26 (4.49%) QA
3 8 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.52%) HL7
4 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (6.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (3.63%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.86%) LiteSpeed
6 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (6.04%) Data Guard
2 15 (2.59%) SCOM
3 11 (1.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.52%) Control-M
5 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.52%) SCCM
5 3 (0.52%) MOM
5 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.52%) Ionix
6 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.17%) Foglight
Vendors
1 142 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 134 (23.14%) Oracle
3 25 (4.32%) Sybase
4 23 (3.97%) VMware
5 11 (1.90%) SAP
6 10 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.55%) Citrix
8 7 (1.21%) BMC
8 7 (1.21%) IBM
8 7 (1.21%) Veritas
9 6 (1.04%) Remedy
10 3 (0.52%) CommVault
10 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.52%) Sun
11 2 (0.35%) HP
11 2 (0.35%) Dell
11 2 (0.35%) EMC
11 2 (0.35%) Informatica
11 2 (0.35%) NetApp
11 2 (0.35%) Capita
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 600 per day + Some Travel Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago