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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 396 318 366
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +48
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 239 343 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.70% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 243 158
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.80% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -37.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
47291 48931 46133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31593 28481
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 -66 59 £400 +14.28% 24
South East -24 42 £435 +24.28% 8
Yorkshire -26 29 £350 -6.66% 5
North West +4 25 £325 -8.77% 21
West Midlands -15 22 £348 +0.86% 3
North East -29 20 £283 -32.73%
South West -9 19 £341 +5.00% 12
East of England +16 18 £300 -7.69% 3
East Midlands -15 5 £319 -20.31% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 434 (89.12%) SQL Server
2 433 (88.91%) SQL
3 190 (39.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 187 (38.40%) Performance Tuning
5 167 (34.29%) T-SQL
6 156 (32.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 149 (30.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 147 (30.18%) Microsoft
9 136 (27.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 124 (25.46%) Clustering
11 117 (24.02%) Windows
11 117 (24.02%) SQL Server 2014
12 105 (21.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 98 (20.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 96 (19.71%) Replication
15 84 (17.25%) Migration
15 84 (17.25%) Business Intelligence
16 82 (16.84%) High Availability
17 78 (16.02%) Oracle
18 74 (15.20%) PowerShell
19 73 (14.99%) Finance
20 63 (12.94%) Disaster Recovery
21 52 (10.68%) Windows Server
21 52 (10.68%) Oracle Database
22 46 (9.45%) Security Cleared
23 43 (8.83%) Linux
23 43 (8.83%) ITIL
24 41 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
25 38 (7.80%) SAN
26 37 (7.60%) SQL Server 2000

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 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.64%) IIS
4 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.21%) CMS
5 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.21%) Confluence
5 1 (0.21%) JBoss
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
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 36 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.80%) SAN
2 10 (2.05%) Firewall
3 3 (0.62%) Internet
3 3 (0.62%) Network Security
4 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.21%) DAB
5 1 (0.21%) DHCP
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (89.12%) SQL Server
2 190 (39.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 156 (32.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 149 (30.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 136 (27.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 117 (24.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 105 (21.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 98 (20.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 52 (10.68%) Oracle Database
10 37 (7.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 35 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (3.29%) Relational Database
15 13 (2.67%) RDBMS
15 13 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (2.46%) DTS
17 11 (2.26%) Ingres
17 11 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
17 11 (2.26%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 20 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 17 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.82%) MSI
5 3 (0.62%) Toad
6 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.41%) Subversion
6 2 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.21%) tSQLt
General
1 73 (14.99%) Finance
2 26 (5.34%) Banking
3 13 (2.67%) Retail
4 9 (1.85%) Legal
5 8 (1.64%) Law
6 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.82%) Marketing
7 3 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.60%) .NET
2 16 (3.29%) ASP.NET
3 10 (2.05%) .NET Framework
3 10 (2.05%) Entity Framework
4 3 (0.62%) Web Services
4 3 (0.62%) XML
5 2 (0.41%) CSS
5 2 (0.41%) MDX
5 2 (0.41%) NHibernate
5 2 (0.41%) REST
6 1 (0.21%) ADO
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.21%) COM
6 1 (0.21%) jQuery
6 1 (0.21%) POSIX
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.21%) WCF
6 1 (0.21%) WSH
6 1 (0.21%) XSD
6 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 124 (25.46%) Clustering
2 96 (19.71%) Replication
3 24 (4.93%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.26%) NHS
5 11 (2.26%) Statistics
6 9 (1.85%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.82%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.41%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.41%) iPad
10 2 (0.41%) PMI
10 2 (0.41%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.21%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 117 (24.02%) Windows
2 52 (10.68%) Windows Server
3 43 (8.83%) Linux
4 41 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (6.98%) Unix
6 32 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.03%) AIX
8 5 (1.03%) Solaris
8 5 (1.03%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.21%) CentOS
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (38.40%) Performance Tuning
2 84 (17.25%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (17.25%) Migration
3 82 (16.84%) High Availability
4 63 (12.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (8.83%) ITIL
6 34 (6.98%) ETL
7 32 (6.57%) Mentoring
8 29 (5.95%) Database Mirroring
9 28 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (4.31%) Database Security
11 20 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (3.70%) Change Management
12 18 (3.70%) Database Tuning
13 16 (3.29%) Incident Management
13 16 (3.29%) Project Management
14 14 (2.87%) Data Modelling
15 13 (2.67%) Capacity Management
15 13 (2.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 433 (88.91%) SQL
2 167 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 74 (15.20%) PowerShell
4 24 (4.93%) C#
4 24 (4.93%) Shell Script
5 22 (4.52%) PL/SQL
6 17 (3.49%) VBScript
7 10 (2.05%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.44%) Java
8 7 (1.44%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.82%) Perl
9 4 (0.82%) VB
10 3 (0.62%) PHP
10 3 (0.62%) VBA
11 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.41%) C
11 2 (0.41%) C++
11 2 (0.41%) Python
12 1 (0.21%) Pig Latin
12 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.90%) Degree
5 15 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.85%) MCDBA
6 9 (1.85%) MCSE
7 6 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.23%) MCITP
8 5 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.82%) OCP
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.62%) MCSA
10 3 (0.62%) MCTS
11 2 (0.41%) MCP
11 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.85%) SLA
2 7 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.82%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 32 (6.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 26 (5.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 23 (4.72%) SCOM
4 20 (4.11%) Failover Clustering
5 10 (2.05%) SCCM
6 8 (1.64%) Data Guard
6 8 (1.64%) Perfmon
7 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.82%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.41%) MAINVIEW
9 2 (0.41%) Puppet
10 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.21%) Nagios
10 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.21%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 147 (30.18%) Microsoft
2 78 (16.02%) Oracle
3 36 (7.39%) VMware
4 22 (4.52%) HP
5 11 (2.26%) ServiceNow
5 11 (2.26%) Sybase
6 10 (2.05%) RedGate
7 9 (1.85%) SimCorp
8 7 (1.44%) EMC
8 7 (1.44%) IBM
9 6 (1.23%) Informatica
9 6 (1.23%) Meridio
10 5 (1.03%) Cognos
10 5 (1.03%) Lumension
11 4 (0.82%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.82%) Intel Security
11 4 (0.82%) Netezza
11 4 (0.82%) Sun
12 3 (0.62%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.62%) Vertica
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