The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 383 335 352
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +17
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 235 313 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.65% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 230 196
Median daily rate £375 £380 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
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
43881 48249 49102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.93% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28882 31225 31544
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1888 2056
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -76 66 £413 +1.85% 31
South West +8 33 £325 -15.85% 10
North West +16 32 £300 -20.00% 12
Yorkshire +31 27 £400 +5.26% 9
South East +5 22 £400 +6.66% 10
East of England +13 17 £308 +2.50% 5
North East -29 16 £450 +38.46%
West Midlands -30 14 £400 +6.66% 5
East Midlands -10 7 £350 -12.50% 3
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, SQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 425 (92.79%) SQL
2 396 (86.46%) SQL Server
3 188 (41.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 159 (34.72%) T-SQL
5 152 (33.19%) Microsoft
6 136 (29.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 136 (29.69%) Performance Tuning
7 126 (27.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 124 (27.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 108 (23.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 108 (23.58%) Windows
10 101 (22.05%) Business Intelligence
11 95 (20.74%) Oracle
12 90 (19.65%) Clustering
13 85 (18.56%) Finance
13 85 (18.56%) ETL
14 82 (17.90%) Replication
14 82 (17.90%) PowerShell
15 80 (17.47%) High Availability
16 78 (17.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 77 (16.81%) Migration
18 61 (13.32%) Data Warehouse
19 60 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
20 56 (12.23%) Linux
21 52 (11.35%) Oracle Database
22 48 (10.48%) Windows Server
23 45 (9.83%) Disaster Recovery
24 42 (9.17%) ITIL
25 41 (8.95%) .NET
26 39 (8.52%) MS Excel

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.15%) IIS
2 15 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.66%) JBoss
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.40%) IaaS
4 8 (1.75%) PaaS
4 8 (1.75%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.42%) SAN
2 3 (0.66%) Firewall
2 3 (0.66%) Network Security
3 2 (0.44%) DAB
3 2 (0.44%) FTP
3 2 (0.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.22%) DHCP
4 1 (0.22%) DNS
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) LAN
4 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.22%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (86.46%) SQL Server
2 188 (41.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 136 (29.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 126 (27.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 124 (27.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 108 (23.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 78 (17.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 61 (13.32%) Data Warehouse
9 60 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 52 (11.35%) Oracle Database
11 32 (6.99%) MySQL
12 30 (6.55%) SQL Server 2000
13 21 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (4.59%) Oracle Database 12c
14 20 (4.37%) SQL Server 2016
15 19 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (4.15%) Relational Database
16 18 (3.93%) OLTP
17 17 (3.71%) RDBMS
18 15 (3.28%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 14 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.97%) Subversion
3 7 (1.53%) NUnit
3 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.66%) Toad
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.22%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (18.56%) Finance
2 34 (7.42%) Banking
3 17 (3.71%) Advertising
4 6 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.09%) Law
6 4 (0.87%) Retail
7 3 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.95%) .NET
2 18 (3.93%) Web Services
3 15 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 11 (2.40%) .NET Framework
4 11 (2.40%) Entity Framework
5 8 (1.75%) ADO
6 7 (1.53%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (0.66%) SOAP
8 2 (0.44%) MDX
9 1 (0.22%) CSS
9 1 (0.22%) HTML
9 1 (0.22%) jQuery
9 1 (0.22%) LAMP
9 1 (0.22%) Middleware
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.22%) WSH
9 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (19.65%) Clustering
2 82 (17.90%) Replication
3 20 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.62%) Statistics
6 10 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.18%) NHS
7 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.87%) Oracle Licensing
8 3 (0.66%) FMCG
9 2 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.44%) Fintech
9 2 (0.44%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.44%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.22%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 108 (23.58%) Windows
2 56 (12.23%) Linux
3 48 (10.48%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.55%) Unix
5 21 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.87%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.87%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.44%) AIX
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.44%) Solaris
10 2 (0.44%) SUSE
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) CentOS
11 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (29.69%) Performance Tuning
2 101 (22.05%) Business Intelligence
3 85 (18.56%) ETL
4 80 (17.47%) High Availability
5 77 (16.81%) Migration
6 45 (9.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (9.17%) ITIL
8 28 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (5.24%) Data Modelling
9 24 (5.24%) Database Mirroring
9 24 (5.24%) Database Security
10 23 (5.02%) Incident Management
11 22 (4.80%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (4.37%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (3.93%) Data Management
14 17 (3.71%) Data Migration
15 15 (3.28%) Data Encryption
16 14 (3.06%) SQL Optimisation
17 13 (2.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 425 (92.79%) SQL
2 159 (34.72%) T-SQL
3 82 (17.90%) PowerShell
4 29 (6.33%) PL/SQL
5 24 (5.24%) C#
6 20 (4.37%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.18%) VB
8 7 (1.53%) VBScript
9 6 (1.31%) C
10 5 (1.09%) Java
10 5 (1.09%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.09%) PHP
10 5 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.87%) VBA
12 2 (0.44%) C++
12 2 (0.44%) Delphi
12 2 (0.44%) Pascal
12 2 (0.44%) Perl
13 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (4.59%) MCITP
3 20 (4.37%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.93%) Degree
5 14 (3.06%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.40%) MCSE
7 10 (2.18%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (1.75%) MCTS
8 8 (1.75%) OCP
9 7 (1.53%) MCDBA
10 5 (1.09%) MCSA
11 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.87%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.22%) OCA
13 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.06%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.87%) vSphere
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (5.02%) SCOM
2 21 (4.59%) Failover Clustering
3 19 (4.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (3.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (2.40%) Data Guard
6 9 (1.97%) Nagios
7 4 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.87%) SCCM
8 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.44%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.44%) Puppet
10 1 (0.22%) Ansible
10 1 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 152 (33.19%) Microsoft
2 95 (20.74%) Oracle
3 37 (8.08%) VMware
4 18 (3.93%) Sybase
5 17 (3.71%) SAP
6 12 (2.62%) RedGate
7 8 (1.75%) Rackspace
7 8 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.53%) Cognos
9 6 (1.31%) HP
9 6 (1.31%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.09%) IBM
10 5 (1.09%) NetApp
10 5 (1.09%) SimCorp
10 5 (1.09%) Tableau
11 4 (0.87%) IDERA
11 4 (0.87%) Talend
11 4 (0.87%) Vertica
12 3 (0.66%) iManage
12 3 (0.66%) Informatica
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