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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 397 317 264
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -53
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 241 326 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.64% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.68% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 224 283
Median daily rate £373 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.03 £25.25 £39.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.25 £135.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -34 89 £380 -7.87% 27
South East -19 51 £410 +17.14% 5
West Midlands -3 27 £339 -12.58% 9
East of England +11 21 £388 +42.20% 2
Yorkshire -10 20 £350 +16.66% 16
South West -6 14 £325 -13.33% 14
North East - 8 £283 -
North West -23 7 £331 +1.92% 7
East Midlands -17 4 £375 +15.38% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 451 (89.31%) SQL
2 433 (85.74%) SQL Server
3 199 (39.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 186 (36.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 179 (35.45%) T-SQL
6 171 (33.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 167 (33.07%) Performance Tuning
7 167 (33.07%) Microsoft
8 144 (28.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 134 (26.53%) Windows
10 126 (24.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 122 (24.16%) Clustering
12 107 (21.19%) Replication
13 99 (19.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 98 (19.41%) SQL Server 2014
15 97 (19.21%) Migration
16 86 (17.03%) Finance
17 85 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
18 79 (15.64%) High Availability
19 75 (14.85%) Oracle
20 73 (14.46%) PowerShell
21 59 (11.68%) Windows Server
22 58 (11.49%) Oracle Database
23 56 (11.09%) Disaster Recovery
24 52 (10.30%) .NET
25 51 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
26 44 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
27 42 (8.32%) MS Excel
28 39 (7.72%) SQL Server 2000
29 38 (7.52%) 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 21 (4.16%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (2.18%) IIS
4 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.40%) CMS
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.20%) CICS
6 1 (0.20%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.20%) Confluence
6 1 (0.20%) Node.js
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (8.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.75%) SAN
2 10 (1.98%) Firewall
3 9 (1.78%) DNS
4 8 (1.58%) Kerberos
5 6 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (0.79%) DHCP
6 4 (0.79%) Internet
7 3 (0.59%) SSL
7 3 (0.59%) VPN
8 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.40%) SMTP
9 1 (0.20%) Network Security
9 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (85.74%) SQL Server
2 199 (39.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 186 (36.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 171 (33.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 144 (28.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 126 (24.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 99 (19.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 98 (19.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 58 (11.49%) Oracle Database
10 39 (7.72%) SQL Server 2000
11 24 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (4.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (4.16%) MySQL
13 20 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (3.17%) MongoDB
14 16 (3.17%) Relational Database
15 14 (2.77%) RDBMS
16 13 (2.57%) NoSQL
16 13 (2.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (3.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.79%) MSI
5 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.59%) Toad
6 1 (0.20%) ERwin
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) JIRA
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 86 (17.03%) Finance
2 18 (3.56%) Law
2 18 (3.56%) Legal
3 17 (3.37%) Banking
4 16 (3.17%) Retail
5 11 (2.18%) Marketing
6 5 (0.99%) Automotive
6 5 (0.99%) Back Office
7 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.30%) .NET
2 15 (2.97%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.58%) Entity Framework
4 7 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 7 (1.39%) XML
5 3 (0.59%) NHibernate
5 3 (0.59%) Web Services
6 2 (0.40%) CSS
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.40%) REST
7 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.20%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) CSS3
7 1 (0.20%) HTML5
7 1 (0.20%) MDX
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.20%) Sass
7 1 (0.20%) WCF
7 1 (0.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 122 (24.16%) Clustering
2 107 (21.19%) Replication
3 31 (6.14%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.38%) NHS
6 8 (1.58%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.58%) Statistics
7 4 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.40%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.40%) iPad
8 2 (0.40%) iPhone
8 2 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.40%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.20%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.20%) FMCG
9 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.20%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 134 (26.53%) Windows
2 59 (11.68%) Windows Server
3 51 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (7.52%) Linux
6 33 (6.53%) Unix
7 24 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.18%) AIX
9 7 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.19%) Solaris
11 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.79%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (33.07%) Performance Tuning
2 97 (19.21%) Migration
3 85 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (15.64%) High Availability
5 56 (11.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (6.93%) ITIL
7 33 (6.53%) Capacity Planning
8 32 (6.34%) ETL
9 29 (5.74%) Database Mirroring
10 26 (5.15%) Database Tuning
11 23 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
12 20 (3.96%) Database Security
13 18 (3.56%) Mentoring
14 15 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (2.97%) Data Migration
14 15 (2.97%) Problem Management
15 14 (2.77%) Change Management
16 13 (2.57%) Project Management
17 12 (2.38%) Data Modelling
18 11 (2.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 451 (89.31%) SQL
2 179 (35.45%) T-SQL
3 73 (14.46%) PowerShell
4 34 (6.73%) C#
5 25 (4.95%) PL/SQL
6 24 (4.75%) Shell Script
7 20 (3.96%) VBScript
8 9 (1.78%) C
8 9 (1.78%) Java
9 7 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.19%) C++
10 6 (1.19%) Perl
11 4 (0.79%) Python
11 4 (0.79%) VB
12 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.20%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) Ruby
13 1 (0.20%) Tcl
13 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (4.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.18%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.58%) Degree
4 8 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.39%) MCDBA
6 5 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.79%) MCITP
7 4 (0.79%) MCTS
8 3 (0.59%) MCSA
9 2 (0.40%) MCSE
10 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) MCP
10 1 (0.20%) OCP
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.78%) SLA
2 7 (1.39%) QA
3 5 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (4.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (2.97%) SCOM
3 12 (2.38%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.19%) Perfmon
5 6 (1.19%) SCCM
5 6 (1.19%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.40%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (0.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.40%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.20%) Ansible
9 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.20%) Legato
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 167 (33.07%) Microsoft
2 75 (14.85%) Oracle
3 32 (6.34%) VMware
4 15 (2.97%) HP
5 14 (2.77%) IBM
6 11 (2.18%) EMC
6 11 (2.18%) RedGate
7 9 (1.78%) Cognizant
7 9 (1.78%) Informatica
7 9 (1.78%) Netezza
8 7 (1.39%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.39%) Sybase
9 6 (1.19%) iManage
9 6 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.99%) Lumension
11 4 (0.79%) Intel Security
11 4 (0.79%) Meridio
11 4 (0.79%) SAP
12 3 (0.59%) Cognos
12 3 (0.59%) Veritas
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £349 - 350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago