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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 353 327 315
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 242 254 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 162 160
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £44.75 £41.50 £24.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.83% +68.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £36.26 £19.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.23 £46.26 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +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
47067 45362 49291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.11% 92.86% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29105 27599 28304
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 1867 1980 2447
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 £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 110 £373 -1.97% 30
South East -11 36 £375 +25.00% 10
East of England -12 30 £353 +3.67% 8
North West +5 24 £356 +48.43% 7
West Midlands -11 14 £343 +13.22% 7
East Midlands +4 13 £380 +16.92% 3
South West -37 7 £388 +14.81% 4
Yorkshire -16 4 £300 +66.66% 9
North East - 3 £320 -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 490 (89.09%) SQL
2 451 (82.00%) SQL Server
3 242 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 208 (37.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 201 (36.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 190 (34.55%) T-SQL
7 181 (32.91%) Performance Tuning
8 148 (26.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 143 (26.00%) Oracle
10 142 (25.82%) Microsoft
11 115 (20.91%) Replication
12 108 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 108 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 106 (19.27%) Clustering
14 99 (18.00%) Windows
15 89 (16.18%) Oracle Database
16 68 (12.36%) Finance
17 66 (12.00%) Migration
18 63 (11.45%) Oracle Database 11g
19 61 (11.09%) Oracle Database 10g
20 57 (10.36%) Security Cleared
21 54 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
21 54 (9.82%) SQL Server 2000
21 54 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
22 52 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
23 49 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
24 45 (8.18%) SC Cleared
25 44 (8.00%) SLA
26 43 (7.82%) MS Excel
27 42 (7.64%) ITIL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (0.91%) IIS
3 5 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.18%) JCAPS
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.27%) SAN
2 4 (0.73%) NAS
3 3 (0.55%) Internet
4 2 (0.36%) LAN
4 2 (0.36%) WAN
4 2 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (82.00%) SQL Server
2 242 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 208 (37.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 201 (36.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 148 (26.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 108 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 108 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 89 (16.18%) Oracle Database
8 63 (11.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 61 (11.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 54 (9.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 49 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (6.73%) DTS
13 30 (5.45%) Relational Database
14 26 (4.73%) RDBMS
15 25 (4.55%) MySQL
16 18 (3.27%) Sybase ASE
17 16 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
18 14 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 11 (2.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 31 (5.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.09%) Toad
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (12.36%) Finance
2 37 (6.73%) Banking
3 10 (1.82%) Retail
4 9 (1.64%) Marketing
4 9 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.09%) Advertising
8 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.73%) Electronics
9 4 (0.73%) Games
9 4 (0.73%) Legal
10 3 (0.55%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.09%) .NET
2 14 (2.55%) ASP.NET
3 13 (2.36%) XML
4 6 (1.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.73%) Middleware
6 2 (0.36%) WinForms
6 2 (0.36%) MDX
6 2 (0.36%) Web Services
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 115 (20.91%) Replication
2 106 (19.27%) Clustering
3 14 (2.55%) Statistics
4 13 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.00%) NHS
6 5 (0.91%) Open Source
7 4 (0.73%) Online Games
7 4 (0.73%) DTV
8 3 (0.55%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.36%) GIS
9 2 (0.36%) PMI
9 2 (0.36%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.18%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.18%) Informatics
10 1 (0.18%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.00%) Windows
2 41 (7.45%) Linux
3 28 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (4.00%) UNIX
6 21 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.91%) Solaris
8 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.36%) AIX
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (32.91%) Performance Tuning
2 66 (12.00%) Migration
3 54 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (7.64%) ITIL
6 40 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
7 36 (6.55%) ETL
8 27 (4.91%) E-Commerce
9 26 (4.73%) Data Modelling
10 24 (4.36%) Database Tuning
10 24 (4.36%) High Availability
11 21 (3.82%) Database Security
12 20 (3.64%) Change Management
13 19 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
14 15 (2.73%) Incident Management
15 14 (2.55%) PRINCE2
16 13 (2.36%) CRM
17 12 (2.18%) Data Migration
17 12 (2.18%) Mentoring
18 11 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 490 (89.09%) SQL
2 190 (34.55%) T-SQL
3 30 (5.45%) PowerShell
4 23 (4.18%) PL/SQL
5 20 (3.64%) C#
6 14 (2.55%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.18%) Perl
8 11 (2.00%) VB
9 9 (1.64%) Java
9 9 (1.64%) Korn
10 6 (1.09%) PHP
10 6 (1.09%) C
11 2 (0.36%) VBScript
11 2 (0.36%) VBA
11 2 (0.36%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.18%) Python
12 1 (0.18%) XQuery
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.18%) Ruby
12 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 57 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 54 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (8.18%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.55%) MCITP
5 18 (3.27%) MCDBA
6 13 (2.36%) MCTS
7 11 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.82%) Degree
8 10 (1.82%) MCSE
9 8 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.27%) MCSA
11 6 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.73%) OCP
13 3 (0.55%) MCT
14 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.36%) IBM Certification
14 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.00%) SLA
2 21 (3.82%) QA
3 8 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (3.82%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.55%) LiteSpeed
4 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (6.73%) Data Guard
2 22 (4.00%) SCOM
3 10 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.64%) SCCM
5 7 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.55%) Control-M
7 3 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.55%) MOM
7 3 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.55%) Ionix
8 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.18%) Foglight
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 143 (26.00%) Oracle
2 142 (25.82%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.09%) Sybase
4 16 (2.91%) Red Hat
5 15 (2.73%) VMware
6 12 (2.18%) BMC
7 11 (2.00%) SAP
8 8 (1.45%) Red Gate
8 8 (1.45%) Veritas
9 7 (1.27%) IBM
10 6 (1.09%) Citrix
10 6 (1.09%) Remedy
11 3 (0.55%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.55%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.36%) Sun
12 2 (0.36%) HP
12 2 (0.36%) Dell
12 2 (0.36%) EMC
12 2 (0.36%) NetApp
12 2 (0.36%) Tableau
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