The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 503 424 426
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 95 122 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 77 58
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £271 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.88 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.88% -47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £22.50 £47.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - -
SQL Server DBA
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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
47816 43935 43348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.68% 92.78% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30790 27218 24857
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1975 1911 2413
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the England region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the England region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 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 +7 38 £369 +5.35% 9
South East -36 29 £369 -3.15% 10
South West -25 8 £325 -3.70% 3
Yorkshire -22 6 £320 -14.66% 4
West Midlands -9 5 £375 +7.14% 2
North West +5 4 £400 - 2
East of England -17 3 £375 +30.43% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £414 +18.21% 4
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SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 177 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 133 (75.14%) SQL
3 92 (51.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (41.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (38.42%) T-SQL
6 63 (35.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (35.59%) Performance Tuning
7 55 (31.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 53 (29.94%) Microsoft
9 37 (20.90%) Replication
9 37 (20.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 37 (20.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (20.34%) Windows
11 31 (17.51%) Clustering
11 31 (17.51%) Migration
12 29 (16.38%) Oracle
13 22 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (12.43%) PowerShell
14 20 (11.30%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (11.30%) MS Excel
14 20 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (10.73%) SQL Server 2000
16 18 (10.17%) ITIL
16 18 (10.17%) Oracle Database
17 17 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (8.47%) Finance
19 13 (7.34%) BMC
19 13 (7.34%) .NET
19 13 (7.34%) Relational Database

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.69%) IIS
2 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) SAN
2 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 92 (51.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (41.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (35.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (31.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (20.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (20.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (10.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (10.17%) Oracle Database
10 13 (7.34%) Relational Database
11 12 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (6.78%) RDBMS
11 12 (6.78%) OLTP
12 11 (6.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (3.39%) MySQL
13 6 (3.39%) DTS
14 5 (2.82%) OLAP
15 4 (2.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.95%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) Toad
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (8.47%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Banking
3 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.82%) Marketing
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.34%) .NET
2 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.26%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.69%) Web Services
4 3 (1.69%) XML
5 1 (0.56%) WinForms
5 1 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
5 1 (0.56%) MDX
5 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.90%) Replication
2 31 (17.51%) Clustering
3 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.26%) Open Source
6 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.13%) Statistics
6 2 (1.13%) DTV
6 2 (1.13%) NHS
6 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) HACMP
7 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) Informatics
7 1 (0.56%) PKI
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.34%) Windows
2 9 (5.08%) UNIX
2 9 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.82%) Linux
3 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) AIX
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.59%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (17.51%) Migration
3 20 (11.30%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (10.17%) ITIL
5 17 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (6.21%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (6.21%) High Availability
7 8 (4.52%) Database Security
7 8 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.52%) E-Commerce
8 7 (3.95%) Change Management
9 6 (3.39%) Data Migration
9 6 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (3.39%) CRM
10 5 (2.82%) ETL
10 5 (2.82%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.26%) Data Transformation
11 4 (2.26%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (75.14%) SQL
2 68 (38.42%) T-SQL
3 22 (12.43%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.65%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.95%) C#
6 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.13%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.13%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) Java
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) Korn
8 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.08%) Degree
3 7 (3.95%) MCTS
4 5 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.26%) MCITP
6 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.13%) MCSE
8 1 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) QA
1 2 (1.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.34%) SCOM
2 8 (4.52%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.13%) SCCM
5 2 (1.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.38%) Oracle
3 13 (7.34%) BMC
4 4 (2.26%) VMware
4 4 (2.26%) IBM
5 3 (1.69%) Veritas
5 3 (1.69%) Sybase
5 3 (1.69%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.13%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.13%) Mercator
6 2 (1.13%) SAP
6 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) Sun
7 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.56%) Sage
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.56%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.56%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
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