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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 390 341 313
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -28
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 238 304 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.63% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 217 219
Median daily rate £365 £355 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £288 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.48%
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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -25 63 £400 +6.66% 23
South East -7 41 £434 +24.00% 9
Yorkshire -12 32 £348 -7.33% 8
East of England +14 23 £394 +21.15% 1
South West +3 20 £350 +7.69% 5
West Midlands -10 19 £340 +4.61% 1
North East - 19 £283 - 2
North West -19 17 £325 - 17
East Midlands -20 4 £325 -13.33% 2
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 423 (88.87%) SQL
2 415 (87.18%) SQL Server
3 183 (38.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 168 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
5 159 (33.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 155 (32.56%) T-SQL
7 152 (31.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 146 (30.67%) Microsoft
9 139 (29.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 124 (26.05%) Clustering
11 114 (23.95%) Windows
12 112 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 112 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
13 103 (21.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 91 (19.12%) Replication
15 82 (17.23%) Migration
15 82 (17.23%) High Availability
16 80 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
17 78 (16.39%) Finance
18 71 (14.92%) PowerShell
19 68 (14.29%) Oracle
20 62 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
21 50 (10.50%) Oracle Database
21 50 (10.50%) Windows Server
22 48 (10.08%) Security Cleared
23 44 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
24 43 (9.03%) SQL Server 2000
25 41 (8.61%) Linux
26 40 (8.40%) MS Excel
27 39 (8.19%) ITIL

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 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.89%) IIS
4 3 (0.63%) 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 2010
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
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 31 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.30%) SAN
2 9 (1.89%) Firewall
3 3 (0.63%) Internet
4 2 (0.42%) DHCP
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
4 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.21%) DAB
5 1 (0.21%) Network Security
5 1 (0.21%) SMTP
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (87.18%) SQL Server
2 183 (38.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 159 (33.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 152 (31.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 139 (29.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 112 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 112 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 103 (21.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 50 (10.50%) Oracle Database
9 43 (9.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 27 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 21 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (2.94%) Relational Database
14 13 (2.73%) DTS
14 13 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (2.52%) RDBMS
15 12 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (2.52%) VLDB
16 11 (2.31%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 21 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.84%) MSI
5 3 (0.63%) Toad
6 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 78 (16.39%) Finance
2 21 (4.41%) Banking
3 13 (2.73%) Law
3 13 (2.73%) Legal
3 13 (2.73%) Retail
4 5 (1.05%) Marketing
5 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.42%) Automotive
6 2 (0.42%) Back Office
6 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) Billing
7 1 (0.21%) Games
7 1 (0.21%) Local Government
7 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.77%) .NET
2 16 (3.36%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.31%) Entity Framework
4 10 (2.10%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.84%) XML
6 3 (0.63%) MDX
6 3 (0.63%) NHibernate
7 2 (0.42%) REST
7 2 (0.42%) Web Services
8 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.21%) COM
8 1 (0.21%) CSS
8 1 (0.21%) jQuery
8 1 (0.21%) Middleware
8 1 (0.21%) POSIX
8 1 (0.21%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.21%) WCF
8 1 (0.21%) WSH
8 1 (0.21%) XSD
8 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 124 (26.05%) Clustering
2 91 (19.12%) Replication
3 20 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.10%) Statistics
5 9 (1.89%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.68%) NHS
7 7 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.42%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.42%) iPad
9 2 (0.42%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.21%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.21%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 114 (23.95%) Windows
2 50 (10.50%) Windows Server
3 44 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (8.61%) Linux
5 34 (7.14%) Unix
6 33 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.68%) AIX
9 5 (1.05%) Solaris
10 4 (0.84%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
2 82 (17.23%) High Availability
2 82 (17.23%) Migration
3 80 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (8.19%) ITIL
6 33 (6.93%) Capacity Planning
7 28 (5.88%) ETL
8 24 (5.04%) Mentoring
9 23 (4.83%) Database Mirroring
10 22 (4.62%) Database Tuning
10 22 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (3.78%) Change Management
11 18 (3.78%) Database Security
12 16 (3.36%) Incident Management
12 16 (3.36%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (2.52%) Capacity Management
14 12 (2.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 423 (88.87%) SQL
2 155 (32.56%) T-SQL
3 71 (14.92%) PowerShell
4 27 (5.67%) C#
5 23 (4.83%) Shell Script
6 17 (3.57%) VBScript
7 16 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.26%) Java
9 6 (1.26%) Perl
10 5 (1.05%) VB
11 4 (0.84%) C
11 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.84%) Python
12 3 (0.63%) C++
12 3 (0.63%) VBA
13 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.21%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) Pig Latin
14 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (3.36%) Degree
5 15 (3.15%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.68%) MCDBA
7 7 (1.47%) MCSE
8 6 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.26%) MCITP
9 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.63%) MCTS
10 3 (0.63%) OCP
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.42%) MCSA
12 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) MCP
12 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.31%) SLA
2 6 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.84%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (6.51%) Microsoft Clustering
2 25 (5.25%) Failover Clustering
3 21 (4.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (4.20%) SCOM
5 10 (2.10%) SCCM
6 9 (1.89%) Perfmon
7 7 (1.47%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.26%) Data Guard
8 6 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.42%) MAINVIEW
11 2 (0.42%) Puppet
12 1 (0.21%) Ansible
12 1 (0.21%) Legato
12 1 (0.21%) Nagios
12 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
12 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 146 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 68 (14.29%) Oracle
3 30 (6.30%) VMware
4 21 (4.41%) HP
5 11 (2.31%) IBM
5 11 (2.31%) RedGate
5 11 (2.31%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.68%) Sybase
7 7 (1.47%) Cognizant
7 7 (1.47%) EMC
7 7 (1.47%) Informatica
7 7 (1.47%) Netezza
8 6 (1.26%) Meridio
8 6 (1.26%) SimCorp
9 5 (1.05%) Lumension
10 4 (0.84%) iManage
10 4 (0.84%) Intel Security
11 3 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.63%) SAP
12 2 (0.42%) Citrix
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