The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 536 474 498
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 97 161 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 110 80
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £427 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £41.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
SQL Server 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
47944 50257 47513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.85% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31596 32555 29259
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 1901 1913
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.28 £16.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +4.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
South East +5 22 £445 +27.14% 4
London -33 20 £410 +22.38% 12
North West +26 18 £319 -10.52% 4
East of England +6 11 £340 +4.61% 1
West Midlands -29 11 £349 -11.64% 1
Yorkshire -8 10 £425 +21.42% 3
South West +2 2 £350 +6.87% 5
North East -23 2 £317 -
East Midlands -7 1 £400 +6.66% 4
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 179 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 133 (74.30%) SQL
3 77 (43.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (40.78%) Performance Tuning
5 67 (37.43%) T-SQL
6 63 (35.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 62 (34.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 62 (34.64%) Clustering
8 61 (34.08%) Microsoft
8 61 (34.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 57 (31.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 47 (26.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 44 (24.58%) Replication
12 43 (24.02%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (21.23%) Migration
14 35 (19.55%) High Availability
15 34 (18.99%) Finance
16 31 (17.32%) Windows
16 31 (17.32%) PowerShell
17 30 (16.76%) SQL Server 2005
18 26 (14.53%) Oracle
19 25 (13.97%) Disaster Recovery
20 22 (12.29%) SAN
21 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Clustering
22 19 (10.61%) VMware
23 18 (10.06%) Database Security
24 16 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
25 15 (8.38%) MS Excel
25 15 (8.38%) Linux
25 15 (8.38%) ITIL

SQL Server 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 5 (2.79%) IIS
2 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.29%) SAN
2 2 (1.12%) Firewall
2 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.12%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (43.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (35.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 62 (34.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 61 (34.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (31.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 47 (26.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (16.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (6.15%) Oracle Database
10 11 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (5.03%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
13 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
13 6 (3.35%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.23%) DB2
14 4 (2.23%) DTS
14 4 (2.23%) OLAP
14 4 (2.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (18.99%) Finance
2 12 (6.70%) Banking
3 6 (3.35%) Retail
4 3 (1.68%) Law
4 3 (1.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.15%) .NET
2 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.79%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.68%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.12%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.12%) REST
5 2 (1.12%) XML
6 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.56%) MDX
6 1 (0.56%) WCF
6 1 (0.56%) Web Services
6 1 (0.56%) WSH
6 1 (0.56%) XSD
6 1 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (34.64%) Clustering
2 44 (24.58%) Replication
3 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.68%) Statistics
5 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.12%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.32%) Windows
2 15 (8.38%) Linux
2 15 (8.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.35%) Unix
7 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.78%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (24.02%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (21.23%) Migration
4 35 (19.55%) High Availability
5 25 (13.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (10.06%) Database Security
7 15 (8.38%) ITIL
8 14 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.82%) ETL
9 13 (7.26%) Database Mirroring
10 12 (6.70%) Mentoring
11 11 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (6.15%) Database Tuning
12 10 (5.59%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (3.35%) Analytics
15 6 (3.35%) Change Management
15 6 (3.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (74.30%) SQL
2 67 (37.43%) T-SQL
3 31 (17.32%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.59%) C#
5 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.23%) VBScript
6 3 (1.68%) C
6 3 (1.68%) Java
6 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.12%) PHP
7 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (2.79%) MCITP
3 5 (2.79%) OCP
4 4 (2.23%) Degree
4 4 (2.23%) MCSE
5 3 (1.68%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) MCP
7 1 (0.56%) MCSA
7 1 (0.56%) MCTS
7 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (5.59%) Hyper-V
1 10 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (5.03%) SCOM
3 8 (4.47%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 61 (34.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.53%) Oracle
3 19 (10.61%) VMware
4 7 (3.91%) Sybase
5 5 (2.79%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.23%) IBM
6 4 (2.23%) RedGate
7 3 (1.68%) Sun
8 2 (1.12%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.12%) Cognos
8 2 (1.12%) iManage
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco
9 1 (0.56%) HP
9 1 (0.56%) NetApp
9 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
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