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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 335 289 337
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +48
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 263 317 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 231 113
Average daily rate
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£370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £48.00 £38.86 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.53% +49.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 - £26.00
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
45619 44406 38688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.57% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28722 27970 22842
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1788 1844 1977
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 +8 108 £420 +8.52% 35
South East -16 44 £350 +7.69% 19
Yorkshire -47 26 £380 +13.43% 18
East Midlands +2 22 £381 +4.45% 8
North West -24 21 £331 -1.85% 7
South West -15 16 £313 -7.40% 9
East of England -1 15 £325 -13.33% 7
West Midlands -10 10 £338 +7.14% 13
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 477 (93.35%) SQL
2 439 (85.91%) SQL Server
3 227 (44.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 192 (37.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 184 (36.01%) T-SQL
6 167 (32.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 154 (30.14%) Performance Tuning
8 142 (27.79%) Microsoft
9 121 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 99 (19.37%) Oracle
10 99 (19.37%) Windows
11 95 (18.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 90 (17.61%) Replication
13 80 (15.66%) Finance
14 74 (14.48%) Data Warehouse
15 71 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
16 69 (13.50%) Clustering
17 68 (13.31%) Migration
18 64 (12.52%) Disaster Recovery
19 63 (12.33%) ETL
20 57 (11.15%) SQL Server 2005
21 42 (8.22%) Oracle Database
22 37 (7.24%) .NET
23 36 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
23 36 (7.05%) PowerShell
24 34 (6.65%) SharePoint
25 33 (6.46%) Performance Monitoring
26 32 (6.26%) Database Mirroring
26 32 (6.26%) ITIL
27 31 (6.07%) MS Excel

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 34 (6.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.98%) IIS
2 5 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.20%) Lync
5 1 (0.20%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.20%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.76%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.68%) SAN
2 7 (1.37%) LAN
3 5 (0.98%) NAS
4 4 (0.78%) WAN
5 3 (0.59%) Internet
5 3 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.39%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) Firewall
6 2 (0.39%) SSH
6 2 (0.39%) Network Security
6 2 (0.39%) FTP
7 1 (0.20%) HTTP
7 1 (0.20%) RTP
7 1 (0.20%) DAB
7 1 (0.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (85.91%) SQL Server
2 227 (44.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 192 (37.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 167 (32.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 121 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 95 (18.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 74 (14.48%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (11.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 42 (8.22%) Oracle Database
10 29 (5.68%) MySQL
11 26 (5.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (4.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 24 (4.70%) Relational Database
14 21 (4.11%) DTS
15 18 (3.52%) RDBMS
16 14 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (2.54%) OLAP
18 12 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
19 11 (2.15%) Data Mart
20 10 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 26 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.17%) Toad
4 4 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.59%) Subversion
5 3 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.20%) ERwin
7 1 (0.20%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.20%) Flyway
7 1 (0.20%) JIRA
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 80 (15.66%) Finance
2 22 (4.31%) Banking
3 7 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.17%) Retail
5 4 (0.78%) Law
5 4 (0.78%) Legal
6 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.59%) Front Office
6 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.59%) Marketing
7 2 (0.39%) Electronics
7 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.20%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.24%) .NET
2 12 (2.35%) Web Services
3 8 (1.57%) XML
4 5 (0.98%) MDX
5 4 (0.78%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.78%) CGI
6 3 (0.59%) LAMP
6 3 (0.59%) ODBC
7 2 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.20%) COM
8 1 (0.20%) Flash
8 1 (0.20%) LINQ
8 1 (0.20%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.61%) Replication
2 69 (13.50%) Clustering
3 24 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.31%) NHS
5 14 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.57%) Statistics
6 8 (1.57%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.37%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.39%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.39%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.20%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.20%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) Derivative
10 1 (0.20%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.20%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 99 (19.37%) Windows
2 28 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (4.50%) Linux
4 14 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.54%) UNIX
6 10 (1.96%) AIX
6 10 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.59%) Solaris
8 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (30.14%) Performance Tuning
2 71 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (13.31%) Migration
4 64 (12.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 63 (12.33%) ETL
6 33 (6.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 32 (6.26%) Database Mirroring
7 32 (6.26%) ITIL
8 31 (6.07%) High Availability
9 29 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (5.09%) Capacity Planning
11 23 (4.50%) Data Modelling
12 22 (4.31%) Database Security
13 20 (3.91%) Data Migration
14 15 (2.94%) Incident Management
14 15 (2.94%) Change Management
15 14 (2.74%) CRM
16 11 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (1.76%) Data Management
18 8 (1.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 477 (93.35%) SQL
2 184 (36.01%) T-SQL
3 36 (7.05%) PowerShell
4 24 (4.70%) PL/SQL
5 20 (3.91%) C#
6 16 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.74%) Korn
8 11 (2.15%) Perl
9 8 (1.57%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.37%) VB
11 5 (0.98%) VBScript
11 5 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.78%) Java
13 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.59%) Ruby
14 2 (0.39%) Python
15 1 (0.20%) VB6
15 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.33%) MCITP
5 13 (2.54%) MCDBA
6 7 (1.37%) MCTS
7 6 (1.17%) Degree
7 6 (1.17%) MCP
7 6 (1.17%) MCSE
7 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.98%) MCSA
9 4 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.59%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.59%) CCNA
10 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.54%) SLA
2 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.59%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.37%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (2.35%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.37%) SCOM
3 5 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (0.59%) Puppet
5 3 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.59%) SCCM
6 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 142 (27.79%) Microsoft
2 99 (19.37%) Oracle
3 27 (5.28%) VMware
4 19 (3.72%) Red Gate
5 14 (2.74%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.76%) Sybase
6 9 (1.76%) Sun
7 8 (1.57%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.37%) IBM
8 7 (1.37%) Citrix
9 6 (1.17%) HP
9 6 (1.17%) 3PAR
10 5 (0.98%) Tableau
11 4 (0.78%) Greenplum
11 4 (0.78%) CommVault
11 4 (0.78%) NetApp
12 3 (0.59%) Cisco
13 2 (0.39%) BMC
13 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.39%) Mercator
Hampshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £355 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £490 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
North Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago