The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 361 346 279
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -67
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 218 223 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.48% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.52% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 142 199
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £318
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +56.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +78.32%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
SQL DBA
UK

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 July 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 29 July 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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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 -9 101 £375 +3.09% 38
South East -19 29 £375 +25.00% 13
East of England -22 26 £375 +0.67% 3
North West +6 19 £356 +42.50% 14
East Midlands -4 11 £380 +85.36% 3
West Midlands -6 11 £320 +5.78% 7
Yorkshire -8 9 £328 +15.92% 7
South West -30 8 £344 -5.17% 6
North East -21 3 £320 +6.66%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 524 (89.73%) SQL
2 487 (83.39%) SQL Server
3 249 (42.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 231 (39.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 209 (35.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 200 (34.25%) T-SQL
7 183 (31.34%) Performance Tuning
8 156 (26.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 143 (24.49%) Microsoft
10 137 (23.46%) Oracle
11 128 (21.92%) Clustering
12 127 (21.75%) SQL Server 2005
13 120 (20.55%) Replication
14 114 (19.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 112 (19.18%) Windows
16 91 (15.58%) Oracle Database
17 84 (14.38%) Finance
18 71 (12.16%) Migration
19 68 (11.64%) Disaster Recovery
20 64 (10.96%) Oracle Database 11g
21 59 (10.10%) Security Cleared
22 57 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
23 55 (9.42%) SQL Server 2000
24 48 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
24 48 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
25 46 (7.88%) SLA
25 46 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
25 46 (7.88%) SC Cleared
26 45 (7.71%) DTS
26 45 (7.71%) MS Excel

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.71%) WebLogic
2 10 (1.71%) IIS
3 5 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.51%) Apache
4 3 (0.51%) JCAPS
4 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 45 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.16%) SAN
2 5 (0.86%) NAS
3 4 (0.68%) LAN
3 4 (0.68%) WAN
4 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.51%) Internet
5 2 (0.34%) VLAN
5 2 (0.34%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 487 (83.39%) SQL Server
2 249 (42.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 231 (39.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 209 (35.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 156 (26.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 127 (21.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 114 (19.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 91 (15.58%) Oracle Database
9 64 (10.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 57 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
11 55 (9.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 46 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
13 45 (7.71%) DTS
14 28 (4.79%) Relational Database
15 23 (3.94%) RDBMS
16 18 (3.08%) MySQL
17 15 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
18 14 (2.40%) Sybase ASE
18 14 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 12 (2.05%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (4.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.86%) Toad
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.34%) PVCS
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 84 (14.38%) Finance
2 45 (7.71%) Banking
3 12 (2.05%) Retail
4 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.20%) Marketing
5 7 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.86%) Advertising
7 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.86%) Legal
8 4 (0.68%) Law
8 4 (0.68%) Electronics
8 4 (0.68%) Games
9 2 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.65%) .NET
2 17 (2.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.54%) XML
4 8 (1.37%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.51%) MDX
5 3 (0.51%) Middleware
6 2 (0.34%) Web Services
6 2 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.34%) JSON
7 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.17%) HTML
7 1 (0.17%) CSS
7 1 (0.17%) WinForms
7 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 128 (21.92%) Clustering
2 120 (20.55%) Replication
3 15 (2.57%) Statistics
4 13 (2.23%) NHS
5 12 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.68%) DTV
6 4 (0.68%) Online Games
6 4 (0.68%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.51%) CESG
8 2 (0.34%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.34%) GIS
8 2 (0.34%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.34%) PMI
8 2 (0.34%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.17%) Open Source
9 1 (0.17%) PKI
9 1 (0.17%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 112 (19.18%) Windows
2 33 (5.65%) Linux
2 33 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.74%) UNIX
6 12 (2.05%) Solaris
7 10 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (31.34%) Performance Tuning
2 71 (12.16%) Migration
3 68 (11.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (7.02%) ITIL
5 41 (7.02%) ETL
6 40 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
7 32 (5.48%) High Availability
8 28 (4.79%) Data Modelling
9 22 (3.77%) Database Tuning
10 21 (3.60%) Incident Management
10 21 (3.60%) E-Commerce
10 21 (3.60%) Performance Analysis
11 20 (3.42%) Database Security
12 16 (2.74%) Data Migration
13 14 (2.40%) PRINCE2
14 12 (2.05%) CRM
15 11 (1.88%) Change Management
15 11 (1.88%) Server Monitoring
16 9 (1.54%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 524 (89.73%) SQL
2 200 (34.25%) T-SQL
3 24 (4.11%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.08%) PL/SQL
4 18 (3.08%) C#
5 13 (2.23%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.88%) VB
6 11 (1.88%) Perl
7 8 (1.37%) Java
7 8 (1.37%) Korn
8 6 (1.03%) PHP
8 6 (1.03%) C
9 4 (0.68%) VBScript
10 2 (0.34%) VBA
10 2 (0.34%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.17%) XQuery
11 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.60%) MCITP
4 21 (3.60%) MCDBA
5 10 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.54%) Degree
7 8 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.20%) MCSA
8 7 (1.20%) MCTS
9 6 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.86%) MCT
10 5 (0.86%) MCSE
11 4 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.68%) OCP
12 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.88%) SLA
2 25 (4.28%) QA
3 8 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.51%) HL7
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (6.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.86%) LiteSpeed
6 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (5.99%) Data Guard
2 15 (2.57%) SCOM
3 11 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.51%) Control-M
5 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.51%) SCCM
5 3 (0.51%) MOM
5 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.51%) Ionix
6 2 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.17%) Foglight
Vendors
1 143 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 137 (23.46%) Oracle
3 26 (4.45%) Sybase
4 23 (3.94%) VMware
5 11 (1.88%) SAP
6 10 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.54%) Citrix
8 7 (1.20%) BMC
8 7 (1.20%) IBM
8 7 (1.20%) Veritas
9 6 (1.03%) Remedy
10 4 (0.68%) Red Gate
10 4 (0.68%) Sun
11 3 (0.51%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.51%) CommVault
12 2 (0.34%) Informatica
12 2 (0.34%) NetApp
12 2 (0.34%) HP
12 2 (0.34%) Dell
12 2 (0.34%) EMC
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