The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
UK / England
Rank 368 351 331
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 202 273 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 197 181
Median daily rate £364 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £282 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.33%

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
London -54 62 £401 +0.31% 34
Yorkshire +28 28 £350 -6.66% 9
North West +24 24 £300 -14.28% 10
South West +9 22 £338 -12.90% 8
West Midlands +2 18 £356 +14.00% 5
South East -10 18 £400 -1.23% 11
North East -18 12 £450 +33.33%
East of England 0 11 £325 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +11 6 £300 -27.27% 4
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, SQL 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 England region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 408 (94.88%) SQL
2 364 (84.65%) SQL Server
3 180 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 164 (38.14%) Microsoft
5 151 (35.12%) T-SQL
6 137 (31.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 130 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 115 (26.74%) Performance Tuning
9 112 (26.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 107 (24.88%) Windows
11 103 (23.95%) SQL Server 2014
12 92 (21.40%) Business Intelligence
13 85 (19.77%) Oracle
14 77 (17.91%) Migration
14 77 (17.91%) Replication
14 77 (17.91%) High Availability
15 75 (17.44%) ETL
16 74 (17.21%) Finance
17 73 (16.98%) Clustering
18 72 (16.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 68 (15.81%) PowerShell
20 56 (13.02%) Linux
21 51 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
22 50 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
23 49 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
24 48 (11.16%) Oracle Database
25 46 (10.70%) MS Excel
26 43 (10.00%) Windows Server
27 42 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
28 41 (9.53%) ITIL

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 21 (4.88%) IIS
2 11 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.47%) JBoss
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Drupal
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.47%) SPSS
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.95%) IaaS
3 14 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.26%) PaaS
4 12 (2.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.05%) SAN
2 4 (0.93%) Firewall
3 3 (0.70%) DNS
3 3 (0.70%) LDAP
3 3 (0.70%) WAN
4 2 (0.47%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.47%) FTP
4 2 (0.47%) Intranet
4 2 (0.47%) LAN
4 2 (0.47%) VLAN
4 2 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) DAB
5 1 (0.23%) DHCP
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (84.65%) SQL Server
2 180 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 137 (31.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 130 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 112 (26.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 103 (23.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 72 (16.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 49 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
10 48 (11.16%) Oracle Database
11 31 (7.21%) MySQL
12 26 (6.05%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (5.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 22 (5.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (5.12%) Oracle Database 12c
15 19 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (4.42%) Relational Database
16 17 (3.95%) RDBMS
17 16 (3.72%) Ingres
18 15 (3.49%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (2.09%) Subversion
1 9 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.63%) NUnit
2 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.70%) Toad
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (17.21%) Finance
2 22 (5.12%) Banking
3 20 (4.65%) Advertising
4 9 (2.09%) Law
5 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.63%) Legal
7 5 (1.16%) Local Government
8 3 (0.70%) Marketing
8 3 (0.70%) Retail
8 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.14%) .NET
2 17 (3.95%) Web Services
3 9 (2.09%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.86%) .NET Framework
4 8 (1.86%) Entity Framework
5 7 (1.63%) ADO
5 7 (1.63%) Dapper ORM
6 3 (0.70%) SOAP
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.23%) HTML
8 1 (0.23%) LAMP
8 1 (0.23%) MDX
8 1 (0.23%) Middleware
8 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.91%) Replication
2 73 (16.98%) Clustering
3 20 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.42%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.09%) Statistics
6 6 (1.40%) NHS
7 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.93%) FMCG
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle Licensing
9 3 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.47%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.47%) Fintech
10 2 (0.47%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.47%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.23%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.23%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 107 (24.88%) Windows
2 56 (13.02%) Linux
3 43 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.98%) Unix
5 18 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.16%) AIX
9 5 (1.16%) Solaris
10 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.70%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.47%) SUSE
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.47%) zOS
12 1 (0.23%) Android
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (26.74%) Performance Tuning
2 92 (21.40%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (17.91%) High Availability
3 77 (17.91%) Migration
4 75 (17.44%) ETL
5 50 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (9.53%) ITIL
7 25 (5.81%) Data Modelling
8 23 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (5.12%) Data Management
9 22 (5.12%) Performance Monitoring
10 21 (4.88%) Data Migration
10 21 (4.88%) Database Mirroring
11 20 (4.65%) Database Security
12 17 (3.95%) Incident Management
13 16 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (3.26%) Change Management
15 13 (3.02%) CRM
15 13 (3.02%) Database Tuning
15 13 (3.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 408 (94.88%) SQL
2 151 (35.12%) T-SQL
3 68 (15.81%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.42%) Shell Script
5 18 (4.19%) PL/SQL
6 15 (3.49%) C#
7 9 (2.09%) VB
8 7 (1.63%) C
9 5 (1.16%) VBScript
10 3 (0.70%) Java
10 3 (0.70%) PHP
11 2 (0.47%) C++
11 2 (0.47%) Delphi
11 2 (0.47%) Pascal
11 2 (0.47%) Perl
11 2 (0.47%) R
11 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.47%) VBA
12 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (4.42%) MCITP
3 18 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.79%) Degree
5 9 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.86%) MCSE
6 8 (1.86%) MCTS
7 7 (1.63%) OCP
8 6 (1.40%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.40%) MCDBA
8 6 (1.40%) MCSA
9 4 (0.93%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.23%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.23%) OCA
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.93%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.47%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.72%) Failover Clustering
1 16 (3.72%) SCOM
2 15 (3.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (2.33%) Data Guard
5 9 (2.09%) Nagios
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.70%) SCCM
8 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.47%) Puppet
9 1 (0.23%) Ansible
9 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.23%) Simpana
Vendors
1 164 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 85 (19.77%) Oracle
3 38 (8.84%) VMware
4 18 (4.19%) SAP
5 15 (3.49%) Sybase
6 10 (2.33%) RedGate
7 9 (2.09%) Rackspace
7 9 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.40%) NetApp
8 6 (1.40%) Tableau
9 5 (1.16%) Cognos
9 5 (1.16%) IBM
9 5 (1.16%) IDERA
10 4 (0.93%) iManage
11 3 (0.70%) Cisco
11 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.47%) F5
12 2 (0.47%) HP
12 2 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.47%) Talend
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