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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 339 288 303
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 233 276 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.68% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 161 139
Average daily rate
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£361 £354 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £26.25 £33.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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 -21 101 £375 - 45
South West +3 30 £378 +30.38% 4
South East -24 30 £400 +33.33% 22
West Midlands +14 18 £295 -22.87% 6
North West +2 18 £325 - 16
Yorkshire -42 13 £313 -21.87% 21
East of England -8 11 £300 +9.09% 7
East Midlands +12 8 £364 +6.20% 5
North East -14 3 - -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 460 (94.26%) SQL
2 411 (84.22%) SQL Server
3 215 (44.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 196 (40.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 167 (34.22%) Performance Tuning
6 166 (34.02%) T-SQL
7 156 (31.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 123 (25.20%) Microsoft
9 117 (23.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 113 (23.16%) Replication
11 104 (21.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 85 (17.42%) Oracle
13 80 (16.39%) Windows
13 80 (16.39%) Clustering
14 70 (14.34%) Finance
15 68 (13.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 66 (13.52%) Data Warehouse
17 62 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
18 56 (11.48%) Migration
19 46 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
20 45 (9.22%) Oracle Database
21 39 (7.99%) Performance Monitoring
21 39 (7.99%) ETL
22 38 (7.79%) MS Excel
23 34 (6.97%) SQL Server 2000
23 34 (6.97%) Banking
23 34 (6.97%) Relational Database
24 33 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
25 32 (6.56%) Security Cleared
25 32 (6.56%) Analytical Skills

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.64%) IIS
3 7 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.20%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.87%) SAN
2 2 (0.41%) FTP
2 2 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) NAS
3 1 (0.20%) SSH
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (84.22%) SQL Server
2 215 (44.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 196 (40.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 156 (31.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 117 (23.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 104 (21.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 68 (13.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 66 (13.52%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (9.22%) Oracle Database
10 34 (6.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 34 (6.97%) Relational Database
11 32 (6.56%) RDBMS
12 29 (5.94%) MySQL
13 19 (3.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (3.69%) OLAP
15 15 (3.07%) OLTP
16 14 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (2.25%) OLAP Cube
18 10 (2.05%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 20 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (1.84%) Toad
4 7 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 70 (14.34%) Finance
2 34 (6.97%) Banking
3 16 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.64%) Retail
5 7 (1.43%) Marketing
6 6 (1.23%) Legal
7 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Law
9 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.33%) .NET
2 8 (1.64%) Web Services
3 7 (1.43%) XML
4 3 (0.61%) MDX
4 3 (0.61%) ODBC
5 2 (0.41%) Middleware
5 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.41%) SOAP
5 2 (0.41%) HTML
5 2 (0.41%) RESTful
6 1 (0.20%) WinForms
6 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 113 (23.16%) Replication
2 80 (16.39%) Clustering
3 32 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.48%) NHS
5 14 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.46%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.25%) Statistics
8 6 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.23%) Open Source
9 4 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.61%) HACMP
11 2 (0.41%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.41%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.20%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.20%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.20%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.39%) Windows
2 30 (6.15%) Linux
3 19 (3.89%) UNIX
4 18 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.05%) Solaris
9 7 (1.43%) AIX
10 5 (1.02%) SUSE
11 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (34.22%) Performance Tuning
2 62 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (11.48%) Migration
4 46 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (7.99%) Performance Monitoring
5 39 (7.99%) ETL
6 33 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
7 32 (6.56%) Change Management
8 30 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (5.53%) Database Security
10 23 (4.71%) High Availability
11 22 (4.51%) ITIL
12 21 (4.30%) Database Tuning
13 20 (4.10%) Data Migration
14 16 (3.28%) E-Commerce
15 15 (3.07%) Performance Management
16 14 (2.87%) Release Management
17 13 (2.66%) Data Modelling
18 10 (2.05%) CRM
18 10 (2.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 460 (94.26%) SQL
2 166 (34.02%) T-SQL
3 29 (5.94%) PowerShell
4 25 (5.12%) PL/SQL
5 11 (2.25%) C#
5 11 (2.25%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.84%) Perl
6 9 (1.84%) VB
7 7 (1.43%) Korn
7 7 (1.43%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.23%) VBScript
9 4 (0.82%) Java
10 3 (0.61%) Python
11 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.20%) R
11 1 (0.20%) VB6
11 1 (0.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.20%) C
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (6.56%) Security Cleared
1 32 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.48%) MCITP
4 13 (2.66%) MCTS
5 10 (2.05%) Degree
5 10 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.23%) MCSE
6 6 (1.23%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) OCP
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.43%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (3.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.48%) SCOM
1 17 (3.48%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.02%) SCCM
5 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 123 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.42%) Oracle
3 27 (5.53%) Sybase
4 16 (3.28%) VMware
4 16 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.66%) BMC
6 11 (2.25%) Red Gate
7 10 (2.05%) Sun
8 6 (1.23%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.02%) IBM
10 3 (0.61%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.61%) Veritas
10 3 (0.61%) Mercator
11 2 (0.41%) Embarcadero
11 2 (0.41%) NetApp
11 2 (0.41%) Citrix
11 2 (0.41%) HP
11 2 (0.41%) Dell
11 2 (0.41%) SAP
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