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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 466 404 454
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +50
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 114 176 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.37% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 137 52
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£325 £366 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.55% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.25 - £25.00
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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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 -15 44 £375 -6.25% 26
South East -11 26 £413 +26.92% 4
Yorkshire -31 19 £300 -17.24% 4
East Midlands +8 10 £313 -14.38%
West Midlands -18 5 £320 -10.48% 1
North West -20 5 £318 -9.28% 5
South West -9 4 £363 +3.57% 1
East of England +5 1 - - 6
North East - - - -
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UK

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 195 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 166 (85.13%) SQL
3 97 (49.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (45.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (42.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 81 (41.54%) Performance Tuning
7 73 (37.44%) T-SQL
8 50 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 48 (24.62%) Replication
10 47 (24.10%) Microsoft
11 46 (23.59%) Oracle
12 41 (21.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (18.97%) Windows
14 33 (16.92%) SQL Server 2005
15 31 (15.90%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (15.38%) Finance
17 28 (14.36%) Clustering
17 28 (14.36%) Performance Monitoring
18 25 (12.82%) Migration
19 23 (11.79%) MS Excel
20 22 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
21 19 (9.74%) Capacity Planning
22 18 (9.23%) PowerShell
23 17 (8.72%) Oracle Database
24 16 (8.21%) Database Mirroring
24 16 (8.21%) SharePoint
24 16 (8.21%) ETL
24 16 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
24 16 (8.21%) ITIL
25 14 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 16 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.51%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.51%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) WorkSite
Applications
1 23 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.08%) MS Office
3 3 (1.54%) MS Project
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.64%) SAN
2 4 (2.05%) LAN
2 4 (2.05%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) RTP
3 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (49.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 89 (45.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 83 (42.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 41 (21.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (16.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (8.72%) Oracle Database
10 13 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (6.15%) MySQL
12 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (4.62%) Relational Database
13 8 (4.10%) RDBMS
13 8 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (3.08%) DTS
16 4 (2.05%) SQLPlus
17 3 (1.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.54%) Toad
4 1 (0.51%) ERwin
4 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (2.56%) Retail
3 4 (2.05%) Banking
4 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.13%) .NET
2 6 (3.08%) Web Services
3 3 (1.54%) XML
3 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.03%) MDX
5 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.62%) Replication
2 28 (14.36%) Clustering
3 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.59%) NHS
5 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.03%) Open Source
6 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) DTV
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.51%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.97%) Windows
2 10 (5.13%) UNIX
3 9 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.10%) AIX
5 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.08%) Linux
7 5 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (41.54%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (15.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (14.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 25 (12.82%) Migration
5 19 (9.74%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (8.21%) Database Mirroring
6 16 (8.21%) ITIL
6 16 (8.21%) ETL
6 16 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (7.18%) High Availability
8 10 (5.13%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.62%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.59%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.59%) Database Security
12 5 (2.56%) Service Management
12 5 (2.56%) CRM
13 4 (2.05%) E-Commerce
13 4 (2.05%) Change Management
13 4 (2.05%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 166 (85.13%) SQL
2 73 (37.44%) T-SQL
3 18 (9.23%) PowerShell
4 12 (6.15%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.10%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.10%) Korn
6 5 (2.56%) VBScript
6 5 (2.56%) C#
7 4 (2.05%) Perl
8 3 (1.54%) VB
8 3 (1.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) Python
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) Java
9 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (3.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.08%) Degree
3 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.03%) MCTS
4 2 (1.03%) MCITP
5 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.51%) MCP
5 1 (0.51%) MCSE
5 1 (0.51%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.59%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (3.59%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.51%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (3.59%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (3.59%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.08%) SCOM
3 3 (1.54%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 47 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 46 (23.59%) Oracle
3 12 (6.15%) VMware
4 4 (2.05%) IBM
4 4 (2.05%) 3PAR
4 4 (2.05%) HP
5 3 (1.54%) Sybase
5 3 (1.54%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.54%) BMC
5 3 (1.54%) CommVault
5 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.03%) Citrix
6 2 (1.03%) Mercator
6 2 (1.03%) Remedy
6 2 (1.03%) Sun
7 1 (0.51%) Dell
7 1 (0.51%) EMC
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) OpenText
7 1 (0.51%) Interwoven
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