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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 414 318 365
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +47
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 223 365 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.70% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.74% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 273 185
Median daily rate £363 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -72.22%
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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -82 54 £410 +17.14% 19
South East -29 38 £435 +24.28% 8
North West +19 33 £325 -7.14% 9
West Midlands -22 27 £348 -0.57% 6
East of England +11 23 £320 -1.53% 4
South West +10 23 £325 -10.34% 9
Yorkshire -33 17 £386 +3.00% 4
North East -17 6 £291 -3.42%
East Midlands -11 2 £356 -13.63% 5
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 402 (89.93%) SQL
2 392 (87.70%) SQL Server
3 175 (39.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 166 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
5 142 (31.77%) T-SQL
6 139 (31.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 123 (27.52%) Microsoft
8 119 (26.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 116 (25.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 112 (25.06%) Clustering
11 100 (22.37%) Windows
11 100 (22.37%) SQL Server 2014
12 90 (20.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 84 (18.79%) SQL Server 2005
14 83 (18.57%) Oracle
14 83 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
15 78 (17.45%) Replication
16 73 (16.33%) PowerShell
17 71 (15.88%) Migration
18 70 (15.66%) High Availability
19 67 (14.99%) Finance
20 54 (12.08%) Oracle Database
21 52 (11.63%) Linux
22 49 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
23 48 (10.74%) ETL
24 44 (9.84%) SAN
24 44 (9.84%) Windows Server
25 39 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
25 39 (8.72%) ITIL
26 38 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure

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 18 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.57%) IIS
4 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.22%) JBoss
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.34%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.22%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.12%) IaaS
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.84%) SAN
2 8 (1.79%) Firewall
3 3 (0.67%) Network Security
4 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.45%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) DAB
5 1 (0.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (87.70%) SQL Server
2 175 (39.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 139 (31.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 119 (26.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 116 (25.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 100 (22.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 90 (20.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 84 (18.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 54 (12.08%) Oracle Database
10 39 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (7.38%) SQL Server 2000
12 18 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (4.03%) Relational Database
13 16 (3.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (3.36%) DTS
14 15 (3.36%) Ingres
14 15 (3.36%) RDBMS
14 15 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (2.91%) Oracle Database 12c
16 11 (2.46%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 19 (4.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.67%) Subversion
4 3 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.45%) MSI
5 2 (0.45%) Toad
6 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.22%) tSQLt
General
1 67 (14.99%) Finance
2 27 (6.04%) Banking
3 9 (2.01%) Retail
4 7 (1.57%) Legal
5 5 (1.12%) Advertising
5 5 (1.12%) Law
6 4 (0.89%) Marketing
7 3 (0.67%) Automotive
7 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.26%) .NET
2 9 (2.01%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.12%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.12%) Entity Framework
4 4 (0.89%) XML
5 3 (0.67%) Web Services
6 2 (0.45%) CSS
6 2 (0.45%) MDX
6 2 (0.45%) NHibernate
6 2 (0.45%) REST
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.22%) jQuery
7 1 (0.22%) LAMP
7 1 (0.22%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.22%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.22%) WCF
7 1 (0.22%) WSH
7 1 (0.22%) XSD
7 1 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 112 (25.06%) Clustering
2 78 (17.45%) Replication
3 22 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.46%) NHS
6 10 (2.24%) Statistics
7 9 (2.01%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.89%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.45%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.45%) iPad
10 2 (0.45%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.22%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.22%) PMI
11 1 (0.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (22.37%) Windows
2 52 (11.63%) Linux
3 44 (9.84%) Windows Server
4 35 (7.83%) Unix
5 28 (6.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.34%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.12%) AIX
11 4 (0.89%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.89%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.67%) Solaris
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.22%) CentOS
14 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
2 83 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (15.88%) Migration
4 70 (15.66%) High Availability
5 49 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 48 (10.74%) ETL
7 39 (8.72%) ITIL
8 27 (6.04%) Mentoring
9 26 (5.82%) Capacity Planning
10 25 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (5.37%) Database Security
12 23 (5.15%) Database Mirroring
13 22 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
14 21 (4.70%) Incident Management
15 19 (4.25%) Change Management
16 17 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (3.80%) SQL Optimisation
17 16 (3.58%) Data Modelling
17 16 (3.58%) Project Management
18 15 (3.36%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 402 (89.93%) SQL
2 142 (31.77%) T-SQL
3 73 (16.33%) PowerShell
4 28 (6.26%) Shell Script
5 22 (4.92%) PL/SQL
6 16 (3.58%) C#
7 13 (2.91%) VBScript
8 7 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.34%) Java
10 5 (1.12%) C
10 5 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.12%) VBA
11 4 (0.89%) VB
12 3 (0.67%) Perl
12 3 (0.67%) PHP
13 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.45%) Delphi
13 2 (0.45%) Pascal
14 1 (0.22%) Pig Latin
14 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.47%) Degree
5 11 (2.46%) MCITP
6 10 (2.24%) MCSE
7 9 (2.01%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.01%) MCDBA
8 8 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (1.57%) OCP
10 5 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.12%) MCSA
10 5 (1.12%) MCTS
11 3 (0.67%) IBM Certification
11 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.45%) MCP
13 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.57%) SLA
2 6 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.89%) QA
5 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (2.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Docker
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (5.59%) Failover Clustering
2 22 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 22 (4.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (4.70%) SCOM
4 11 (2.46%) SCCM
5 8 (1.79%) Perfmon
6 7 (1.57%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.45%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.45%) Puppet
8 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.22%) Ansible
9 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 123 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 83 (18.57%) Oracle
3 32 (7.16%) VMware
4 19 (4.25%) HP
5 11 (2.46%) IBM
5 11 (2.46%) ServiceNow
6 10 (2.24%) SimCorp
6 10 (2.24%) Sybase
7 8 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.34%) Cognos
8 6 (1.34%) Informatica
8 6 (1.34%) Meridio
8 6 (1.34%) RedGate
8 6 (1.34%) SAP
9 4 (0.89%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.89%) Netezza
9 4 (0.89%) Vertica
10 3 (0.67%) Sun
10 3 (0.67%) Talend
11 2 (0.45%) BMC
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