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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 406 328 371
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +43
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 217 349 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.67% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.71% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 259 187
Median daily rate £340 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-50.96% -17.11%
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 52 £400 +6.66% 19
West Midlands -13 33 £348 -0.57% 3
North West +19 32 £325 -10.34% 16
South West +8 26 £325 -1.14% 7
East of England +8 26 £315 -3.07% 4
South East -25 25 £400 +14.28% 11
Yorkshire -16 11 £388 +1.97% 8
North East -23 8 £475 +57.90% 1
East Midlands -10 6 £331 -11.66% 4
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 420 (91.70%) SQL
2 399 (87.12%) SQL Server
3 167 (36.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 166 (36.24%) Performance Tuning
5 143 (31.22%) T-SQL
6 137 (29.91%) Microsoft
7 130 (28.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 118 (25.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 115 (25.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 109 (23.80%) Clustering
11 101 (22.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 98 (21.40%) Windows
13 93 (20.31%) Oracle
14 85 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
15 84 (18.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 82 (17.90%) Replication
16 82 (17.90%) SQL Server 2005
17 70 (15.28%) High Availability
18 68 (14.85%) Finance
18 68 (14.85%) Migration
19 65 (14.19%) PowerShell
20 57 (12.45%) Oracle Database
20 57 (12.45%) ETL
21 52 (11.35%) Linux
22 51 (11.14%) Windows Server
23 49 (10.70%) Disaster Recovery
24 46 (10.04%) ITIL
25 41 (8.95%) Data Warehouse
26 39 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
27 38 (8.30%) SAN

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 19 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.09%) IIS
4 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) Drupal
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.22%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.40%) IaaS
3 9 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.75%) PaaS
5 6 (1.31%) SaaS
6 2 (0.44%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.30%) SAN
2 7 (1.53%) Firewall
3 4 (0.87%) Network Security
4 1 (0.22%) DAB
4 1 (0.22%) DHCP
4 1 (0.22%) DNS
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.22%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) WAN
4 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (87.12%) SQL Server
2 167 (36.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 130 (28.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 118 (25.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 115 (25.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 101 (22.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 84 (18.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 82 (17.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 57 (12.45%) Oracle Database
10 41 (8.95%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (6.99%) SQL Server 2000
12 20 (4.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (4.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (3.93%) Relational Database
15 17 (3.71%) SQL Server 2016
16 16 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
17 15 (3.28%) DTS
17 15 (3.28%) OLTP
17 15 (3.28%) RDBMS
18 13 (2.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.66%) Subversion
4 3 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.44%) Toad
6 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.22%) tSQLt
General
1 68 (14.85%) Finance
2 27 (5.90%) Banking
3 9 (1.97%) Advertising
4 8 (1.75%) Retail
5 6 (1.31%) Law
5 6 (1.31%) Legal
6 3 (0.66%) Automotive
6 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.44%) Back Office
7 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.46%) .NET
2 9 (1.97%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.09%) Entity Framework
4 4 (0.87%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.66%) Web Services
5 3 (0.66%) XML
6 2 (0.44%) MDX
6 2 (0.44%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.22%) ADO
7 1 (0.22%) COM
7 1 (0.22%) CSS
7 1 (0.22%) HTML
7 1 (0.22%) jQuery
7 1 (0.22%) LAMP
7 1 (0.22%) REST
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.22%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.22%) WCF
7 1 (0.22%) XSD
7 1 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 109 (23.80%) Clustering
2 82 (17.90%) Replication
3 23 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.62%) Statistics
6 10 (2.18%) NHS
7 9 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.31%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.09%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.44%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.44%) iPad
12 2 (0.44%) Reinsurance
13 1 (0.22%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.22%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.22%) FMCG
13 1 (0.22%) HP Storage
13 1 (0.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (21.40%) Windows
2 52 (11.35%) Linux
3 51 (11.14%) Windows Server
4 31 (6.77%) Unix
5 28 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.09%) AIX
10 4 (0.87%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.87%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.66%) Solaris
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.22%) CentOS
13 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (36.24%) Performance Tuning
2 85 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (15.28%) High Availability
4 68 (14.85%) Migration
5 57 (12.45%) ETL
6 49 (10.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 46 (10.04%) ITIL
8 26 (5.68%) Mentoring
9 25 (5.46%) Capacity Planning
10 24 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (4.80%) Database Mirroring
11 22 (4.80%) Database Security
11 22 (4.80%) Incident Management
12 20 (4.37%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (3.93%) Data Management
13 18 (3.93%) Data Modelling
14 17 (3.71%) Change Management
15 16 (3.49%) Capacity Management
16 15 (3.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 420 (91.70%) SQL
2 143 (31.22%) T-SQL
3 65 (14.19%) PowerShell
4 26 (5.68%) Shell Script
5 24 (5.24%) PL/SQL
6 14 (3.06%) C#
7 8 (1.75%) VBScript
8 7 (1.53%) Java
8 7 (1.53%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.31%) C
10 5 (1.09%) PHP
10 5 (1.09%) VBA
11 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.66%) VB
13 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.44%) Delphi
13 2 (0.44%) Pascal
13 2 (0.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.22%) Pig Latin
14 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.90%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.59%) Degree
5 13 (2.84%) MCITP
6 10 (2.18%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (1.97%) MCSE
7 9 (1.97%) OCP
8 8 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.75%) MCDBA
9 6 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.31%) MCSA
10 5 (1.09%) MCTS
11 4 (0.87%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.22%) MCP
13 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.75%) SLA
2 6 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.87%) QA
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.87%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Docker
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (5.68%) SCOM
2 24 (5.24%) Failover Clustering
2 24 (5.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (4.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (1.97%) Data Guard
5 8 (1.75%) Perfmon
6 6 (1.31%) SCCM
7 5 (1.09%) Nagios
8 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.44%) MAINVIEW
9 2 (0.44%) Puppet
9 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.22%) Ansible
10 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 137 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 93 (20.31%) Oracle
3 31 (6.77%) VMware
4 18 (3.93%) HP
5 15 (3.28%) Sybase
6 13 (2.84%) SAP
7 12 (2.62%) IBM
8 11 (2.40%) ServiceNow
9 10 (2.18%) SimCorp
10 9 (1.97%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.31%) Cognos
11 6 (1.31%) Informatica
11 6 (1.31%) Meridio
12 4 (0.87%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.87%) Netezza
12 4 (0.87%) RedGate
12 4 (0.87%) Vertica
13 3 (0.66%) iManage
13 3 (0.66%) Sun
13 3 (0.66%) Talend
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