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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 348 328 325
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 269 262 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 183 127
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£350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.86 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.48% +17.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £26.00
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
47066 45217 40607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30236 28292 24162
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1772 1811 1958
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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 -16 96 £375 -3.22% 40
South East -15 48 £350 - 20
Yorkshire -12 39 £375 +20.00% 10
North West -19 23 £325 -7.14% 15
East Midlands +4 21 £388 -6.06% 6
East of England +2 17 £325 -13.33% 6
South West -23 16 £338 -1.81% 4
West Midlands -4 6 £323 +17.27% 11
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 506 (93.88%) SQL
2 460 (85.34%) SQL Server
3 243 (45.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 219 (40.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 211 (39.15%) T-SQL
6 161 (29.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 158 (29.31%) Microsoft
8 157 (29.13%) Performance Tuning
9 127 (23.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 111 (20.59%) Windows
11 107 (19.85%) Oracle
12 93 (17.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 89 (16.51%) Replication
14 88 (16.33%) Finance
15 84 (15.58%) Migration
16 72 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 72 (13.36%) Data Warehouse
17 70 (12.99%) Clustering
18 64 (11.87%) SQL Server 2005
19 61 (11.32%) ETL
20 60 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
21 47 (8.72%) Oracle Database
22 40 (7.42%) ITIL
23 39 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (7.24%) PowerShell
24 38 (7.05%) MS Excel
24 38 (7.05%) SharePoint
25 37 (6.86%) .NET
26 34 (6.31%) VMware
26 34 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 38 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (0.93%) IIS
4 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.19%) Lync
5 1 (0.19%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.67%) MS Office
3 5 (0.93%) MS Project
4 2 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.19%) Summit
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.74%) SaaS
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.38%) SAN
2 8 (1.48%) LAN
3 5 (0.93%) WAN
3 5 (0.93%) Firewall
3 5 (0.93%) NAS
4 3 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.56%) VLAN
4 3 (0.56%) Internet
5 2 (0.37%) FTP
5 2 (0.37%) Network Security
5 2 (0.37%) SSH
5 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.37%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) HTTP
6 1 (0.19%) RTP
6 1 (0.19%) DAB
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (85.34%) SQL Server
2 243 (45.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 219 (40.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 161 (29.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 127 (23.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 93 (17.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 72 (13.36%) Data Warehouse
8 64 (11.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 47 (8.72%) Oracle Database
10 32 (5.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 30 (5.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (4.82%) Relational Database
13 24 (4.45%) MySQL
14 22 (4.08%) DTS
15 19 (3.53%) RDBMS
16 14 (2.60%) Data Mart
17 12 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 10 (1.86%) MS Access
19 9 (1.67%) OLAP
19 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 29 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.56%) Subversion
6 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.37%) Toad
8 1 (0.19%) ERwin
8 1 (0.19%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.19%) Flyway
8 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 88 (16.33%) Finance
2 20 (3.71%) Banking
3 7 (1.30%) Retail
3 7 (1.30%) Investment Banking
4 4 (0.74%) Marketing
4 4 (0.74%) Law
5 3 (0.56%) Legal
5 3 (0.56%) Front Office
5 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.56%) Games
6 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Advertising
7 1 (0.19%) Publishing
7 1 (0.19%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.86%) .NET
2 9 (1.67%) XML
3 8 (1.48%) Web Services
4 6 (1.11%) MDX
5 4 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.74%) CGI
6 3 (0.56%) LAMP
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) COM
8 1 (0.19%) Flash
8 1 (0.19%) LINQ
8 1 (0.19%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.51%) Replication
2 70 (12.99%) Clustering
3 21 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.53%) NHS
5 12 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.86%) Statistics
7 9 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.56%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.37%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.37%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.37%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.37%) Life Science
11 1 (0.19%) CMDB
11 1 (0.19%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.19%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 111 (20.59%) Windows
2 32 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (5.38%) Linux
4 14 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (2.60%) UNIX
5 12 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.30%) AIX
8 4 (0.74%) Solaris
9 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.37%) CentOS
10 2 (0.37%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (29.13%) Performance Tuning
2 84 (15.58%) Migration
3 72 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 61 (11.32%) ETL
5 60 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (7.42%) ITIL
7 34 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
8 32 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
8 32 (5.94%) High Availability
9 28 (5.19%) Database Mirroring
10 25 (4.64%) Database Security
11 24 (4.45%) Data Migration
11 24 (4.45%) Data Modelling
12 23 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (2.97%) Change Management
14 14 (2.60%) Incident Management
15 11 (2.04%) Release Management
15 11 (2.04%) CRM
16 10 (1.86%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (1.67%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 506 (93.88%) SQL
2 211 (39.15%) T-SQL
3 39 (7.24%) PowerShell
4 21 (3.90%) C#
5 20 (3.71%) PL/SQL
6 17 (3.15%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.23%) Korn
8 9 (1.67%) Perl
9 8 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.48%) VB
9 8 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.11%) Python
10 6 (1.11%) VBScript
10 6 (1.11%) Java
11 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.56%) Ruby
12 2 (0.37%) C++
12 2 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.78%) MCITP
5 11 (2.04%) Degree
5 11 (2.04%) MCDBA
6 7 (1.30%) MCSE
6 7 (1.30%) MCTS
7 6 (1.11%) MCP
7 6 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.93%) MCSA
9 4 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.56%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.56%) CCNA
10 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.23%) SLA
2 5 (0.93%) QA
3 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (1.67%) SCOM
2 8 (1.48%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.56%) Puppet
4 3 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.56%) SCCM
4 3 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Foglight
Vendors
1 158 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 107 (19.85%) Oracle
3 34 (6.31%) VMware
4 22 (4.08%) Red Gate
5 15 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.04%) Citrix
7 9 (1.67%) Sun
8 8 (1.48%) Sybase
8 8 (1.48%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.48%) IBM
9 7 (1.30%) HP
9 7 (1.30%) Tableau
9 7 (1.30%) NetApp
10 6 (1.11%) 3PAR
11 4 (0.74%) Greenplum
11 4 (0.74%) Dell
11 4 (0.74%) CommVault
12 3 (0.56%) BMC
12 3 (0.56%) Cisco
12 3 (0.56%) SAP
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £120 - £150 per day + competitive
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Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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