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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 312 361 334
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -27
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 312 218 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 152 144
Average daily rate
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£350 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.57
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
47771 45698 43205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.57% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30943 28173 25957
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1778 1841 1968
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -1 98 £330 -12.00% 34
South East +12 67 £350 -6.66% 33
Yorkshire +10 45 £375 +14.50% 15
South West +15 26 £326 -5.09% 8
North West -21 24 £350 - 11
East of England -10 22 £338 -10.00% 5
East Midlands 0 16 £400 -3.61% 3
West Midlands +2 8 £338 +3.84% 8
North East -17 4 £420 +31.25%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (93.06%) SQL
2 504 (85.28%) SQL Server
3 256 (43.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 242 (40.95%) T-SQL
5 224 (37.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 186 (31.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 183 (30.96%) Microsoft
8 170 (28.76%) Performance Tuning
9 155 (26.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 137 (23.18%) Windows
11 121 (20.47%) Oracle
12 96 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 93 (15.74%) Replication
14 92 (15.57%) Migration
15 88 (14.89%) Finance
16 83 (14.04%) Clustering
17 74 (12.52%) SQL Server 2005
17 74 (12.52%) Disaster Recovery
18 70 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
19 65 (11.00%) ETL
20 58 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
21 52 (8.80%) ITIL
22 49 (8.29%) MS Excel
22 49 (8.29%) Oracle Database
23 47 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
24 44 (7.45%) PowerShell
24 44 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
25 43 (7.28%) VMware
26 38 (6.43%) Performance Monitoring
27 37 (6.26%) Capacity Planning

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 32 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.35%) IIS
3 7 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.17%) Lync
5 1 (0.17%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.17%) WordPress
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 49 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.86%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) MS Project
4 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.34%) Summit
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.72%) SAN
2 8 (1.35%) LAN
3 6 (1.02%) NAS
4 5 (0.85%) Firewall
4 5 (0.85%) WAN
4 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.51%) DNS
5 3 (0.51%) Internet
5 3 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.51%) VLAN
6 2 (0.34%) Network Security
6 2 (0.34%) SSH
6 2 (0.34%) SSL
6 2 (0.34%) FTP
7 1 (0.17%) HTTP
7 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) RTP
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (85.28%) SQL Server
2 256 (43.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 224 (37.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 186 (31.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 155 (26.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 96 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 74 (12.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 70 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (8.29%) Oracle Database
10 35 (5.92%) Relational Database
11 33 (5.58%) MySQL
11 33 (5.58%) SQL Server 2000
12 32 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (4.06%) DTS
13 24 (4.06%) RDBMS
14 15 (2.54%) MongoDB
15 14 (2.37%) Data Mart
16 11 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (1.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 32 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.51%) Subversion
6 3 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.17%) ERwin
8 1 (0.17%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.17%) Flyway
8 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 88 (14.89%) Finance
2 20 (3.38%) Banking
3 7 (1.18%) Retail
4 6 (1.02%) Law
5 5 (0.85%) Publishing
5 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.68%) Marketing
6 4 (0.68%) Legal
7 3 (0.51%) Games
7 3 (0.51%) Front Office
7 3 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.92%) .NET
2 9 (1.52%) XML
3 8 (1.35%) Web Services
4 7 (1.18%) MDX
5 4 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.68%) CGI
6 3 (0.51%) LAMP
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.34%) BSON
7 2 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.17%) COM
8 1 (0.17%) Flash
8 1 (0.17%) LINQ
8 1 (0.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (15.74%) Replication
2 83 (14.04%) Clustering
3 24 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.72%) NHS
5 14 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.35%) Statistics
7 5 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.51%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.34%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.17%) User Experience
11 1 (0.17%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 137 (23.18%) Windows
2 44 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (5.92%) Linux
4 31 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.05%) UNIX
7 16 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (1.35%) Solaris
10 7 (1.18%) 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (28.76%) Performance Tuning
2 92 (15.57%) Migration
3 74 (12.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 65 (11.00%) ETL
5 58 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (8.80%) ITIL
7 38 (6.43%) Performance Monitoring
8 37 (6.26%) Capacity Planning
8 37 (6.26%) High Availability
9 36 (6.09%) Database Mirroring
10 32 (5.41%) Data Migration
11 27 (4.57%) Data Modelling
12 25 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (3.89%) Database Security
14 16 (2.71%) Release Management
15 15 (2.54%) Change Management
15 15 (2.54%) CRM
16 14 (2.37%) Incident Management
17 11 (1.86%) Database Tuning
17 11 (1.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 550 (93.06%) SQL
2 242 (40.95%) T-SQL
3 44 (7.45%) PowerShell
4 24 (4.06%) C#
5 19 (3.21%) PL/SQL
6 17 (2.88%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.37%) Korn
8 11 (1.86%) Perl
9 10 (1.69%) VB
10 8 (1.35%) Python
10 8 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.18%) VBScript
12 6 (1.02%) Java
13 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.51%) Ruby
14 3 (0.51%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.51%) C++
15 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.71%) Degree
5 15 (2.54%) MCITP
6 14 (2.37%) MCTS
7 10 (1.69%) MCDBA
8 8 (1.35%) MCSA
9 7 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.02%) MCP
10 6 (1.02%) MCSE
11 3 (0.51%) CCNA
11 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.51%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.17%) RHCE
12 1 (0.17%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.86%) SLA
2 6 (1.02%) QA
3 4 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (2.71%) SCOM
2 8 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (1.02%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.68%) 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%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Foglight
Vendors
1 183 (30.96%) Microsoft
2 121 (20.47%) Oracle
3 43 (7.28%) VMware
4 21 (3.55%) Red Gate
5 18 (3.05%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.37%) Citrix
7 11 (1.86%) Sybase
8 8 (1.35%) IBM
9 7 (1.18%) BMC
9 7 (1.18%) HP
9 7 (1.18%) Tableau
10 6 (1.02%) 3PAR
10 6 (1.02%) NetApp
11 5 (0.85%) Sun
11 5 (0.85%) Mitel
12 4 (0.68%) Greenplum
12 4 (0.68%) CommVault
13 3 (0.51%) Veritas
13 3 (0.51%) Dell
13 3 (0.51%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350-400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 20 hours ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + extensions
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago