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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 360 338 309
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -29
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 239 241 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 152 167
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 8
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 £135.00 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+232.75% +78.32%
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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 112 £375 -1.31% 27
South East -13 32 £375 +25.00% 8
East of England -18 30 £355 +1.42% 5
North West +9 22 £350 +45.83% 11
East Midlands +5 14 £415 +45.61% 8
West Midlands -13 14 £325 +11.11% 7
South West -37 6 £350 +3.70% 5
Yorkshire -12 5 £325 +80.55% 9
North East -18 3 £320 +6.66% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 502 (89.48%) SQL
2 464 (82.71%) SQL Server
3 242 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 214 (38.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 202 (36.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 195 (34.76%) T-SQL
7 182 (32.44%) Performance Tuning
8 152 (27.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 144 (25.67%) Microsoft
10 135 (24.06%) Oracle
11 117 (20.86%) Replication
12 116 (20.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 113 (20.14%) Clustering
14 111 (19.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 100 (17.83%) Windows
16 87 (15.51%) Oracle Database
17 70 (12.48%) Finance
17 70 (12.48%) Migration
18 62 (11.05%) Oracle Database 11g
19 58 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
19 58 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
20 56 (9.98%) Security Cleared
21 54 (9.63%) SQL Server 2000
22 52 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
23 51 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
24 48 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
25 45 (8.02%) SC Cleared
26 44 (7.84%) SLA
27 43 (7.66%) MS Excel
27 43 (7.66%) Capacity Planning

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.07%) IIS
3 6 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.18%) JCAPS
Applications
1 43 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) GitHub
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.88%) SAN
2 4 (0.71%) NAS
3 3 (0.53%) Internet
4 2 (0.36%) LAN
4 2 (0.36%) WAN
4 2 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) FTP
5 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (82.71%) SQL Server
2 242 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 214 (38.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 202 (36.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 152 (27.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 116 (20.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 111 (19.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 87 (15.51%) Oracle Database
9 62 (11.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 58 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 54 (9.63%) SQL Server 2000
12 48 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
13 38 (6.77%) DTS
14 29 (5.17%) Relational Database
15 25 (4.46%) RDBMS
16 24 (4.28%) MySQL
17 16 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (2.67%) Sybase ASE
19 14 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 11 (1.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (5.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.07%) Toad
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 70 (12.48%) Finance
2 39 (6.95%) Banking
3 11 (1.96%) Retail
4 9 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.43%) Marketing
6 7 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.07%) Advertising
8 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.71%) Electronics
9 4 (0.71%) Legal
9 4 (0.71%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.81%) .NET
2 14 (2.50%) XML
2 14 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.07%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.71%) Middleware
5 2 (0.36%) MDX
5 2 (0.36%) WinForms
5 2 (0.36%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 117 (20.86%) Replication
2 113 (20.14%) Clustering
3 14 (2.50%) Statistics
4 12 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.14%) NHS
5 5 (0.89%) Open Source
6 4 (0.71%) Online Games
6 4 (0.71%) DTV
7 3 (0.53%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.36%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.36%) GIS
8 2 (0.36%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.18%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.18%) PKI
9 1 (0.18%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.83%) Windows
2 38 (6.77%) Linux
3 28 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (4.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (3.57%) UNIX
5 13 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.32%) Solaris
6 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.36%) AIX
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (32.44%) Performance Tuning
2 70 (12.48%) Migration
3 58 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (7.66%) Capacity Planning
6 40 (7.13%) ITIL
7 38 (6.77%) ETL
8 26 (4.63%) E-Commerce
9 25 (4.46%) Data Modelling
9 25 (4.46%) High Availability
10 23 (4.10%) Database Tuning
11 22 (3.92%) Performance Analysis
12 21 (3.74%) Database Security
13 18 (3.21%) Change Management
14 17 (3.03%) Incident Management
15 14 (2.50%) PRINCE2
16 13 (2.32%) Data Migration
16 13 (2.32%) CRM
17 11 (1.96%) Server Monitoring
18 10 (1.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 502 (89.48%) SQL
2 195 (34.76%) T-SQL
3 25 (4.46%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 20 (3.57%) C#
6 14 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.96%) Perl
7 11 (1.96%) VB
8 9 (1.60%) Korn
9 8 (1.43%) Java
10 6 (1.07%) PHP
10 6 (1.07%) C
11 3 (0.53%) VBScript
12 2 (0.36%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.36%) VBA
13 1 (0.18%) XQuery
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.18%) Ruby
13 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 56 (9.98%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (8.02%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.46%) MCITP
5 18 (3.21%) MCDBA
6 11 (1.96%) MCTS
7 10 (1.78%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.60%) MCSE
8 9 (1.60%) Degree
9 8 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.25%) MCSA
11 6 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.71%) OCP
13 3 (0.53%) MCT
14 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.36%) IBM Certification
15 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.84%) SLA
2 22 (3.92%) QA
3 8 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (6.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.53%) LiteSpeed
4 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (6.42%) Data Guard
2 19 (3.39%) SCOM
3 10 (1.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.60%) SCCM
5 7 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.53%) MOM
7 3 (0.53%) Control-M
7 3 (0.53%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.53%) Ionix
8 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.18%) Foglight
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 144 (25.67%) Microsoft
2 135 (24.06%) Oracle
3 26 (4.63%) Sybase
4 15 (2.67%) VMware
5 13 (2.32%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.96%) SAP
7 9 (1.60%) BMC
8 8 (1.43%) IBM
9 7 (1.25%) Veritas
10 6 (1.07%) Red Gate
10 6 (1.07%) Citrix
10 6 (1.07%) Remedy
11 3 (0.53%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.36%) Tableau
12 2 (0.36%) Netezza
12 2 (0.36%) Capita
12 2 (0.36%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.36%) Mercator
12 2 (0.36%) HP
12 2 (0.36%) Dell
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £320 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Salford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago