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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 317 361 337
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 332 243 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.51% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 167 155
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% +7.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.75 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +15.23%
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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -4 109 £339 -9.06% 31
South East +11 72 £350 -6.66% 39
Yorkshire +9 43 £375 +25.00% 10
South West +13 24 £363 +3.57% 6
East of England -1 24 £325 -8.45% 12
North West -21 23 £350 -1.75% 15
West Midlands +9 17 £344 +4.16% 5
East Midlands -13 10 £394 +3.61% 5
North East -20 8 £301 -5.99% 2
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 550 (92.59%) SQL
2 509 (85.69%) SQL Server
3 274 (46.13%) T-SQL
4 264 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 230 (38.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 194 (32.66%) Microsoft
7 193 (32.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 170 (28.62%) Performance Tuning
9 155 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 147 (24.75%) Windows
11 120 (20.20%) Oracle
12 110 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 99 (16.67%) Replication
14 98 (16.50%) Clustering
15 96 (16.16%) Migration
16 91 (15.32%) Finance
17 73 (12.29%) SQL Server 2005
18 72 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
19 68 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
20 64 (10.77%) ETL
21 57 (9.60%) PowerShell
22 55 (9.26%) ITIL
23 50 (8.42%) MS Excel
24 49 (8.25%) Oracle Database
25 46 (7.74%) Database Mirroring
25 46 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
25 46 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
26 44 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
27 43 (7.24%) VMware
28 41 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 33 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.02%) IIS
3 7 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.17%) WordPress
4 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.17%) Lync
4 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 50 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.85%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) MS Project
4 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.34%) Summit
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.70%) SAN
2 6 (1.01%) NAS
3 5 (0.84%) Firewall
3 5 (0.84%) LAN
3 5 (0.84%) WAN
3 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.67%) Internet
5 3 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.51%) VLAN
5 3 (0.51%) DNS
6 2 (0.34%) SSL
6 2 (0.34%) FTP
6 2 (0.34%) Network Security
6 2 (0.34%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) HTTP
7 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (85.69%) SQL Server
2 264 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 230 (38.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 193 (32.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 155 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 110 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 73 (12.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 68 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (8.25%) Oracle Database
10 39 (6.57%) Relational Database
11 37 (6.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 32 (5.39%) MySQL
13 31 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (4.88%) DTS
15 27 (4.55%) RDBMS
16 25 (4.21%) MongoDB
17 16 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (2.36%) Data Mart
19 11 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
20 10 (1.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 46 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.51%) Subversion
6 3 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.17%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.17%) Flyway
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.17%) ERwin
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 91 (15.32%) Finance
2 21 (3.54%) Banking
3 9 (1.52%) Retail
4 8 (1.35%) Law
5 5 (0.84%) Legal
6 4 (0.67%) Advertising
6 4 (0.67%) Publishing
6 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.67%) Marketing
7 3 (0.51%) Games
7 3 (0.51%) Automotive
8 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.34%) Front Office
8 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.23%) .NET
2 10 (1.68%) Web Services
2 10 (1.68%) XML
3 8 (1.35%) MDX
4 4 (0.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.67%) CGI
5 3 (0.51%) LAMP
5 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.51%) BSON
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.17%) Flash
7 1 (0.17%) WSH
7 1 (0.17%) LINQ
7 1 (0.17%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.17%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.67%) Replication
2 98 (16.50%) Clustering
3 21 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.69%) NHS
5 15 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.01%) Statistics
8 5 (0.84%) Hedge funds
8 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.34%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.17%) Life Science
11 1 (0.17%) CMDB
11 1 (0.17%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.17%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 147 (24.75%) Windows
2 44 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (6.57%) Linux
4 32 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (3.54%) UNIX
7 15 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.02%) Solaris
9 7 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.01%) AIX
11 3 (0.51%) SUSE
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.34%) CentOS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (28.62%) Performance Tuning
2 96 (16.16%) Migration
3 72 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 64 (10.77%) ETL
5 55 (9.26%) ITIL
6 46 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (7.74%) Database Mirroring
7 37 (6.23%) High Availability
8 33 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
10 30 (5.05%) Data Migration
11 29 (4.88%) Database Security
11 29 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
12 23 (3.87%) Release Management
13 22 (3.70%) Data Modelling
14 17 (2.86%) Change Management
15 13 (2.19%) CRM
15 13 (2.19%) Business Continuity
15 13 (2.19%) Data Management
16 12 (2.02%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 550 (92.59%) SQL
2 274 (46.13%) T-SQL
3 57 (9.60%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.70%) C#
5 19 (3.20%) Shell Script
6 18 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.36%) Perl
8 13 (2.19%) Korn
9 10 (1.68%) VBScript
10 9 (1.52%) VB
10 9 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.35%) Python
12 6 (1.01%) Java
13 5 (0.84%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.84%) C++
13 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.51%) Ruby
15 2 (0.34%) C
16 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.03%) Degree
3 18 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.69%) MCTS
5 12 (2.02%) MCITP
5 12 (2.02%) MCSA
6 6 (1.01%) MCDBA
6 6 (1.01%) MCP
6 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.84%) MCSE
8 3 (0.51%) CCNA
8 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.51%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.36%) SLA
2 13 (2.19%) QA
3 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.34%) SRDF
5 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.87%) SCOM
2 10 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (1.18%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.51%) Puppet
6 3 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.51%) SCCM
7 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.34%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Foglight
Vendors
1 194 (32.66%) Microsoft
2 120 (20.20%) Oracle
3 43 (7.24%) VMware
4 17 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.69%) Red Gate
6 13 (2.19%) Citrix
7 12 (2.02%) Sybase
8 8 (1.35%) IBM
8 8 (1.35%) BMC
9 7 (1.18%) HP
9 7 (1.18%) NetApp
10 6 (1.01%) 3PAR
11 5 (0.84%) Mitel
12 4 (0.67%) Tableau
12 4 (0.67%) Veritas
12 4 (0.67%) CommVault
12 4 (0.67%) Sun
13 3 (0.51%) Cisco
13 3 (0.51%) SAP
13 3 (0.51%) Dell
London
Arden Resourcing
Salary: Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £400 to £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Cobham
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Northwich
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Brentwood
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago