The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 353 326 333
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 248 262 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.59% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 158 139
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £183 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +53.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £21.80 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +63.91%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 108 £360 -10.00% 36
South East -12 40 £375 +18.57% 12
North West +14 32 £330 +32.00% 14
East of England -13 29 £365 +21.66% 6
West Midlands -4 18 £350 +19.14% 5
East Midlands +4 10 £503 +123.33% 2
Yorkshire -24 3 £275 +52.77% 16
South West -53 3 £425 +25.92% 3
North East - 2 £326 - 2
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 484 (88.97%) SQL
2 433 (79.60%) SQL Server
3 230 (42.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 203 (37.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 190 (34.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 186 (34.19%) T-SQL
7 184 (33.82%) Performance Tuning
8 144 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 141 (25.92%) Oracle
10 138 (25.37%) Microsoft
11 113 (20.77%) Replication
12 108 (19.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 102 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 98 (18.01%) Clustering
15 97 (17.83%) Windows
16 88 (16.18%) Oracle Database
17 70 (12.87%) Migration
18 66 (12.13%) Finance
19 64 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
20 63 (11.58%) Oracle Database 10g
21 58 (10.66%) Security Cleared
22 55 (10.11%) SQL Server 2000
23 49 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
23 49 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
24 48 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
25 46 (8.46%) Linux
26 45 (8.27%) MS Excel
26 45 (8.27%) ITIL
26 45 (8.27%) SC Cleared
27 44 (8.09%) Oracle RMAN

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 5 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.74%) IIS
5 3 (0.55%) Apache
6 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 45 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) GitHub
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.68%) SAN
2 3 (0.55%) Internet
3 2 (0.37%) NAS
3 2 (0.37%) LAN
3 2 (0.37%) WAN
3 2 (0.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (79.60%) SQL Server
2 230 (42.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 203 (37.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 190 (34.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 144 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 108 (19.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 102 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 88 (16.18%) Oracle Database
9 64 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 63 (11.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 55 (10.11%) SQL Server 2000
12 49 (9.01%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (6.25%) Relational Database
14 33 (6.07%) DTS
15 31 (5.70%) MySQL
16 30 (5.51%) RDBMS
17 20 (3.68%) Sybase ASE
18 16 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 15 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
20 12 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (5.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.10%) Toad
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 66 (12.13%) Finance
2 43 (7.90%) Banking
3 11 (2.02%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.65%) Retail
5 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.10%) Advertising
5 6 (1.10%) Marketing
6 5 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.74%) Legal
7 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.74%) Games
8 3 (0.55%) Law
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.33%) .NET
2 13 (2.39%) ASP.NET
2 13 (2.39%) XML
3 6 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.74%) Middleware
5 2 (0.37%) MDX
5 2 (0.37%) WinForms
5 2 (0.37%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.18%) HTML
6 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 113 (20.77%) Replication
2 98 (18.01%) Clustering
3 32 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.57%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.57%) Statistics
5 9 (1.65%) NHS
6 5 (0.92%) Open Source
7 4 (0.74%) Online Games
8 3 (0.55%) HACMP
8 3 (0.55%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.37%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.37%) Informatics
9 2 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.37%) GIS
9 2 (0.37%) DTV
9 2 (0.37%) PMI
10 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.18%) PKI
10 1 (0.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (17.83%) Windows
2 46 (8.46%) Linux
3 31 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (4.41%) UNIX
6 17 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.94%) Solaris
8 4 (0.74%) AIX
9 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (33.82%) Performance Tuning
2 70 (12.87%) Migration
3 49 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (8.27%) ITIL
5 44 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (7.54%) Capacity Planning
7 27 (4.96%) E-Commerce
7 27 (4.96%) ETL
8 26 (4.78%) Database Tuning
9 24 (4.41%) Change Management
10 23 (4.23%) High Availability
11 20 (3.68%) Database Security
12 19 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (3.49%) Data Modelling
13 17 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
14 14 (2.57%) PRINCE2
14 14 (2.57%) Incident Management
15 13 (2.39%) Release Management
15 13 (2.39%) Data Migration
15 13 (2.39%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 484 (88.97%) SQL
2 186 (34.19%) T-SQL
3 32 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 21 (3.86%) PL/SQL
4 21 (3.86%) C#
5 15 (2.76%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.39%) VB
7 9 (1.65%) Java
8 7 (1.29%) Perl
8 7 (1.29%) C
8 7 (1.29%) Korn
9 6 (1.10%) PHP
10 4 (0.74%) VBScript
11 2 (0.37%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.37%) VBA
12 1 (0.18%) XQuery
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.18%) Python
12 1 (0.18%) Ruby
12 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 58 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (8.27%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.41%) MCITP
5 16 (2.94%) MCDBA
6 14 (2.57%) MCTS
7 12 (2.21%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.02%) Degree
9 9 (1.65%) MCSE
10 8 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.29%) MCSA
12 6 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.74%) OCP
14 3 (0.55%) MCT
15 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.37%) IBM Certification
16 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.99%) SLA
2 19 (3.49%) QA
3 8 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (8.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 24 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
5 2 (0.37%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (7.35%) Data Guard
2 23 (4.23%) SCOM
3 11 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.65%) SCCM
5 6 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.55%) Control-M
7 3 (0.55%) MOM
7 3 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.55%) Ionix
8 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.18%) Foglight
9 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 141 (25.92%) Oracle
2 138 (25.37%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.88%) Sybase
4 20 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.94%) VMware
6 13 (2.39%) BMC
7 10 (1.84%) IBM
8 8 (1.47%) Red Gate
9 7 (1.29%) Veritas
10 6 (1.10%) Citrix
11 5 (0.92%) Remedy
11 5 (0.92%) SAP
12 3 (0.55%) HP
12 3 (0.55%) Sun
12 3 (0.55%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.55%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.37%) Capita
13 2 (0.37%) Netezza
13 2 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (0.37%) Mercator
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months Initially + extension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago