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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 388 346 274
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -72
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 233 287 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.58% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.62% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 201 255
Median daily rate £360 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £40.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £48.00 £39.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £48.00 £42.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +12.94%
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
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -48 74 £375 -9.09% 36
South East -13 49 £411 +17.50% 5
Yorkshire +3 22 £350 -6.66% 4
South West +6 21 £345 +11.29% 11
West Midlands +4 21 £339 -5.24% 2
East of England +7 18 £400 +46.11% 3
North East - 14 £281 - 6
North West -19 8 £300 -9.43% 7
East Midlands -3 6 £360 -4.00% 3
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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.

1 431 (89.05%) SQL
2 417 (86.16%) SQL Server
3 191 (39.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 176 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 165 (34.09%) T-SQL
5 165 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 164 (33.88%) Performance Tuning
7 157 (32.44%) Microsoft
8 141 (29.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 124 (25.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 121 (25.00%) Clustering
10 121 (25.00%) Windows
11 105 (21.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 101 (20.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 99 (20.45%) Replication
14 91 (18.80%) Migration
15 81 (16.74%) Finance
15 81 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
16 73 (15.08%) High Availability
17 69 (14.26%) Oracle
18 68 (14.05%) PowerShell
19 57 (11.78%) Disaster Recovery
20 54 (11.16%) Oracle Database
21 51 (10.54%) Windows Server
22 46 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
23 41 (8.47%) MS Excel
23 41 (8.47%) SQL Server 2000
24 40 (8.26%) .NET
25 39 (8.06%) Security Cleared
26 37 (7.64%) Linux

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 20 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.48%) IIS
3 11 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.41%) CMS
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.21%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.21%) Confluence
6 1 (0.21%) Node.js
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.21%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.58%) SAN
2 8 (1.65%) Firewall
3 6 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (1.03%) DNS
5 4 (0.83%) DHCP
5 4 (0.83%) Internet
5 4 (0.83%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.41%) SMTP
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.21%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (86.16%) SQL Server
2 191 (39.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 176 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 165 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 141 (29.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 124 (25.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 105 (21.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 101 (20.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 54 (11.16%) Oracle Database
10 41 (8.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 22 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (4.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (3.31%) Relational Database
15 15 (3.10%) MongoDB
16 13 (2.69%) MySQL
16 13 (2.69%) RDBMS
17 11 (2.27%) DTS
17 11 (2.27%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 20 (4.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.83%) MSI
5 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.62%) Toad
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 81 (16.74%) Finance
2 19 (3.93%) Law
3 17 (3.51%) Legal
4 16 (3.31%) Banking
5 15 (3.10%) Retail
6 10 (2.07%) Marketing
7 4 (0.83%) Automotive
7 4 (0.83%) Back Office
7 4 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.26%) .NET
2 11 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.65%) Entity Framework
4 7 (1.45%) .NET Framework
4 7 (1.45%) XML
5 3 (0.62%) NHibernate
5 3 (0.62%) Web Services
6 2 (0.41%) CSS
6 2 (0.41%) MDX
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.41%) REST
7 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.21%) COM
7 1 (0.21%) CSS3
7 1 (0.21%) HTML5
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.21%) Sass
7 1 (0.21%) WCF
7 1 (0.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 121 (25.00%) Clustering
2 99 (20.45%) Replication
3 25 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.86%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.65%) NHS
6 8 (1.65%) Statistics
7 5 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.41%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.41%) iPad
8 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.41%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.21%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.21%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 121 (25.00%) Windows
2 51 (10.54%) Windows Server
3 46 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (7.64%) Linux
5 36 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (6.82%) Unix
7 18 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.27%) AIX
9 5 (1.03%) Solaris
10 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.83%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (33.88%) Performance Tuning
2 91 (18.80%) Migration
3 81 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
4 73 (15.08%) High Availability
5 57 (11.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (7.44%) ITIL
7 34 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
8 27 (5.58%) ETL
9 25 (5.17%) Database Mirroring
9 25 (5.17%) Database Tuning
10 20 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 19 (3.93%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.72%) Database Security
13 15 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (3.10%) Change Management
14 13 (2.69%) Project Management
15 12 (2.48%) CRM
15 12 (2.48%) Data Modelling
15 12 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (2.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 431 (89.05%) SQL
2 165 (34.09%) T-SQL
3 68 (14.05%) PowerShell
4 26 (5.37%) C#
5 24 (4.96%) Shell Script
6 22 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.13%) VBScript
8 9 (1.86%) C
8 9 (1.86%) Java
9 7 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.24%) C++
10 6 (1.24%) Perl
11 4 (0.83%) Python
11 4 (0.83%) VB
12 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.21%) PHP
13 1 (0.21%) Pig Latin
13 1 (0.21%) Ruby
13 1 (0.21%) Tcl
13 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.69%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.48%) Degree
5 8 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.65%) MCDBA
6 5 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.83%) MCITP
7 4 (0.83%) MCTS
8 2 (0.41%) MCSA
8 2 (0.41%) MCSE
8 2 (0.41%) OCP
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.86%) SLA
2 7 (1.45%) QA
3 5 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (4.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (3.10%) SCOM
3 9 (1.86%) SCCM
4 7 (1.45%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.45%) Perfmon
5 6 (1.24%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.41%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (0.41%) Nagios
8 2 (0.41%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.21%) Ansible
9 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.21%) Legato
9 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 157 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 69 (14.26%) Oracle
3 29 (5.99%) VMware
4 20 (4.13%) HP
5 13 (2.69%) IBM
6 12 (2.48%) RedGate
7 9 (1.86%) Cognizant
7 9 (1.86%) Informatica
7 9 (1.86%) Netezza
8 8 (1.65%) EMC
8 8 (1.65%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.45%) Sybase
10 6 (1.24%) iManage
11 5 (1.03%) Lumension
11 5 (1.03%) Meridio
11 5 (1.03%) SimCorp
12 4 (0.83%) Intel Security
13 3 (0.62%) Recommind
13 3 (0.62%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.41%) AppDynamics
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