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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
UK / England
Rank 385 376 344
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -32
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 190 249 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 181 191
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -65 40 £375 -1.96% 24
South East +19 29 £406 -0.91% 19
North West +36 25 £338 -3.57% 11
Yorkshire +9 24 £340 -9.33% 4
South West +20 21 £325 -13.33% 3
West Midlands +2 17 £350 +3.70% 8
East of England +2 14 £400 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +11 10 £333 -
North East -13 10 £425 +9.67% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 400 (93.24%) SQL
2 362 (84.38%) SQL Server
3 186 (43.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 170 (39.63%) Microsoft
5 142 (33.10%) T-SQL
6 137 (31.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 136 (31.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 116 (27.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 109 (25.41%) Windows
10 104 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
11 103 (24.01%) Performance Tuning
12 92 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
13 77 (17.95%) Oracle
13 77 (17.95%) High Availability
13 77 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 76 (17.72%) Clustering
15 74 (17.25%) Migration
16 73 (17.02%) Replication
17 69 (16.08%) Finance
18 67 (15.62%) ETL
19 66 (15.38%) PowerShell
20 55 (12.82%) Linux
21 52 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
22 48 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
23 46 (10.72%) MS Excel
23 46 (10.72%) SQL Server 2005
23 46 (10.72%) Oracle Database
23 46 (10.72%) Windows Server
24 44 (10.26%) ITIL
25 39 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

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 (4.90%) IIS
2 14 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.47%) JBoss
4 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Drupal
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (10.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.40%) MS Office
2 6 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.70%) SPSS
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.73%) IaaS
3 13 (3.03%) PaaS
4 12 (2.80%) SaaS
5 11 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.66%) SAN
2 4 (0.93%) Firewall
3 3 (0.70%) LDAP
4 2 (0.47%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.47%) DNS
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
4 2 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.23%) DAB
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 186 (43.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 137 (31.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 136 (31.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 116 (27.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 104 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 77 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 48 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (10.72%) Oracle Database
9 46 (10.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (7.69%) MySQL
11 27 (6.29%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
14 22 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (4.43%) Relational Database
16 18 (4.20%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (3.73%) Ingres
18 15 (3.50%) RDBMS
19 14 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (1.86%) Subversion
4 7 (1.63%) NUnit
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.47%) Toad
6 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (16.08%) Finance
2 21 (4.90%) Advertising
3 17 (3.96%) Banking
4 9 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.86%) Legal
6 7 (1.63%) Law
7 6 (1.40%) Local Government
8 4 (0.93%) Marketing
8 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.70%) Back Office
9 3 (0.70%) Electronics
9 3 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.39%) .NET
2 17 (3.96%) Web Services
3 9 (2.10%) 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%) JSON
8 1 (0.23%) LAMP
8 1 (0.23%) MDX
8 1 (0.23%) Middleware
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.72%) Clustering
2 73 (17.02%) Replication
3 20 (4.66%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 4 (0.93%) FMCG
6 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle Licensing
7 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.70%) NHS
8 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.47%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.47%) Fintech
8 2 (0.47%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.47%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.23%) HACMP
9 1 (0.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 109 (25.41%) Windows
2 55 (12.82%) Linux
3 46 (10.72%) Windows Server
4 35 (8.16%) Unix
5 25 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.40%) AIX
10 4 (0.93%) Solaris
11 2 (0.47%) SUSE
11 2 (0.47%) zOS
12 1 (0.23%) Android
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (24.01%) Performance Tuning
2 92 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (17.95%) High Availability
4 74 (17.25%) Migration
5 67 (15.62%) ETL
6 52 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 44 (10.26%) ITIL
8 25 (5.83%) Data Management
9 22 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 21 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (4.90%) Data Modelling
10 21 (4.90%) Database Mirroring
11 20 (4.66%) Data Migration
12 18 (4.20%) SQL Optimisation
13 17 (3.96%) CRM
14 16 (3.73%) Change Management
15 14 (3.26%) Problem Management
16 13 (3.03%) Database Security
17 12 (2.80%) Data Encryption
17 12 (2.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 400 (93.24%) SQL
2 142 (33.10%) T-SQL
3 66 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.43%) PL/SQL
5 17 (3.96%) Shell Script
6 14 (3.26%) C#
7 9 (2.10%) VB
8 5 (1.17%) C++
9 4 (0.93%) Java
10 3 (0.70%) Perl
10 3 (0.70%) PHP
10 3 (0.70%) R
11 2 (0.47%) C
11 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) Python
12 1 (0.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.73%) MCITP
3 12 (2.80%) Degree
3 12 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.33%) MCSE
5 7 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.63%) MCDBA
6 6 (1.40%) MCTS
6 6 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.17%) OCP
8 4 (0.93%) MCSA
9 3 (0.70%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.23%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.23%) OCA
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.40%) 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
4 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.70%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (4.90%) Failover Clustering
2 16 (3.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (3.26%) SCOM
4 13 (3.03%) Data Guard
5 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (2.10%) Nagios
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.70%) SCCM
9 2 (0.47%) Ansible
9 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.47%) Puppet
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Sentry
10 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 170 (39.63%) Microsoft
2 77 (17.95%) Oracle
3 31 (7.23%) VMware
4 19 (4.43%) SAP
5 13 (3.03%) Sybase
6 11 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.33%) RedGate
8 9 (2.10%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.63%) Tableau
10 6 (1.40%) IDERA
10 6 (1.40%) NetApp
11 4 (0.93%) Cisco
11 4 (0.93%) Cognos
11 4 (0.93%) iManage
12 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.47%) F5
13 2 (0.47%) IBM
13 2 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.47%) Remedy
13 2 (0.47%) WorldPay
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