The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 335 276 317
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +41
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 247 305 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.67% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.72% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 189 122
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +88.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +88.88%
SQL DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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 -41 83 £375 - 50
South West -4 34 £400 +23.07% 9
South East -48 31 £393 +27.64% 34
West Midlands +12 27 £350 +1.44% 8
Yorkshire -39 26 £283 -24.66% 30
North West -11 19 £250 -21.87% 11
East Midlands +11 15 £323 -7.85% 12
East of England -11 9 £250 -24.81% 7
North East -8 2 - -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 485 (93.99%) SQL
2 443 (85.85%) SQL Server
3 217 (42.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 196 (37.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 178 (34.50%) Performance Tuning
6 169 (32.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 168 (32.56%) T-SQL
8 128 (24.81%) Microsoft
9 117 (22.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 107 (20.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 104 (20.16%) Replication
12 94 (18.22%) Windows
13 84 (16.28%) Oracle
14 81 (15.70%) Finance
15 78 (15.12%) Clustering
16 72 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
17 69 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
18 67 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
18 67 (12.98%) Migration
19 63 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
20 41 (7.95%) ETL
20 41 (7.95%) Oracle Database
21 40 (7.75%) Performance Monitoring
22 36 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
23 35 (6.78%) MS Excel
24 34 (6.59%) Security Cleared
24 34 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
25 32 (6.20%) Banking
26 30 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
26 30 (5.81%) High Availability

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 24 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.74%) IIS
3 7 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.19%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
Applications
1 35 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.58%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.68%) SAN
2 3 (0.58%) LAN
3 2 (0.39%) FTP
3 2 (0.39%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) SSH
4 1 (0.19%) NAS
4 1 (0.19%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (85.85%) SQL Server
2 217 (42.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 196 (37.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 169 (32.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 117 (22.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 107 (20.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 72 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 67 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (7.95%) Oracle Database
10 30 (5.81%) Relational Database
11 28 (5.43%) MySQL
11 28 (5.43%) RDBMS
12 26 (5.04%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (3.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (3.49%) OLAP
15 17 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (3.10%) OLTP
17 11 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
18 9 (1.74%) MS Access
19 8 (1.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (1.36%) Toad
4 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 81 (15.70%) Finance
2 32 (6.20%) Banking
3 16 (3.10%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.36%) Retail
5 6 (1.16%) Marketing
5 6 (1.16%) Legal
6 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.58%) Law
7 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.58%) Electronics
8 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.26%) .NET
2 8 (1.55%) Web Services
3 7 (1.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (0.58%) MDX
4 3 (0.58%) ODBC
5 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.39%) HTML
5 2 (0.39%) SOAP
5 2 (0.39%) RESTful
6 1 (0.19%) COM
6 1 (0.19%) WSH
6 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (20.16%) Replication
2 78 (15.12%) Clustering
3 30 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.26%) NHS
5 15 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.71%) Statistics
7 12 (2.33%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.58%) HACMP
11 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.58%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.39%) Open Source
12 2 (0.39%) DTV
12 2 (0.39%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.19%) Equities
13 1 (0.19%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 94 (18.22%) Windows
2 25 (4.84%) Linux
3 18 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.33%) UNIX
6 12 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (1.16%) AIX
7 6 (1.16%) Solaris
8 4 (0.78%) SUSE
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (34.50%) Performance Tuning
2 69 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (12.98%) Migration
4 63 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 41 (7.95%) ETL
6 40 (7.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 34 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
8 30 (5.81%) High Availability
8 30 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (5.43%) Data Migration
10 27 (5.23%) Database Security
11 25 (4.84%) ITIL
12 23 (4.46%) Change Management
13 20 (3.88%) Database Tuning
14 19 (3.68%) Data Modelling
15 14 (2.71%) Release Management
16 12 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (1.94%) Performance Management
17 10 (1.94%) Incident Management
17 10 (1.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 485 (93.99%) SQL
2 168 (32.56%) T-SQL
3 25 (4.84%) PowerShell
4 20 (3.88%) PL/SQL
5 10 (1.94%) C#
6 8 (1.55%) VB
6 8 (1.55%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.16%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.16%) Perl
7 6 (1.16%) VBScript
8 5 (0.97%) Korn
9 3 (0.58%) Java
10 2 (0.39%) Python
11 1 (0.19%) VB6
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.19%) R
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
11 1 (0.19%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.49%) MCITP
5 12 (2.33%) MCTS
6 11 (2.13%) MCDBA
7 9 (1.74%) Degree
8 8 (1.55%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.97%) VCP4
10 3 (0.58%) MCSE
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.19%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.19%) MCSA
12 1 (0.19%) OCP
12 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.36%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.33%) SCOM
1 12 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.19%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 128 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 84 (16.28%) Oracle
3 24 (4.65%) Sybase
4 21 (4.07%) VMware
5 17 (3.29%) Red Gate
6 15 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.13%) BMC
7 11 (2.13%) Sun
8 5 (0.97%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.78%) IBM
10 3 (0.58%) Greenplum
10 3 (0.58%) Tableau
10 3 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.58%) SAP
10 3 (0.58%) Citrix
11 2 (0.39%) Embarcadero
11 2 (0.39%) NetApp
11 2 (0.39%) HP
11 2 (0.39%) Dell
11 2 (0.39%) Mercator
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