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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 526 468 504
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +36
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 80 146 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 113 78
Median daily rate £381 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.97% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
- -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.75
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
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 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 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 -24 29 £425 +1.19% 10
Yorkshire +21 8 £438 +14.75% 3
South East +11 8 £306 -19.40% 5
North West +5 8 £286 -23.66% 6
South West -5 8 £314 -10.35% 1
North East -20 8 £399 +18.14%
West Midlands -14 5 - -
East of England -3 4 £213 -29.16% 1
East Midlands -5 2 £319 -20.31% 1
SQL Server DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 163 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (82.82%) SQL
3 72 (44.17%) T-SQL
4 69 (42.33%) Performance Tuning
5 66 (40.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 64 (39.26%) Microsoft
7 49 (30.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 45 (27.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (26.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 43 (26.38%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (26.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 41 (25.15%) Replication
11 37 (22.70%) Clustering
12 36 (22.09%) Migration
12 36 (22.09%) Oracle
13 35 (21.47%) Windows
14 32 (19.63%) High Availability
14 32 (19.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (19.02%) PowerShell
16 30 (18.40%) Finance
17 27 (16.56%) ETL
18 23 (14.11%) Linux
19 21 (12.88%) VMware
19 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (12.27%) Oracle Database
20 20 (12.27%) SQL Server 2005
21 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
22 17 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
22 17 (10.43%) SAN

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 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.43%) SAN
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
2 2 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (40.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (30.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (27.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (26.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (26.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 32 (19.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (12.27%) Oracle Database
7 20 (12.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2016
10 11 (6.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (4.91%) OLTP
12 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (3.07%) Ingres
14 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
14 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 30 (18.40%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) Banking
3 4 (2.45%) Advertising
4 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Local Government
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.75%) .NET
2 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.84%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.84%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.61%) LAMP
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.61%) SOAP
4 1 (0.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) WSH
4 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.15%) Replication
2 37 (22.70%) Clustering
3 6 (3.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.45%) Statistics
6 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle Licensing
7 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) Fintech
7 2 (1.23%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.23%) FMCG
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.61%) NHS
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.47%) Windows
2 23 (14.11%) Linux
3 15 (9.20%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.68%) Unix
7 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.61%) CentOS
9 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.33%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (26.38%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (22.09%) Migration
4 32 (19.63%) High Availability
5 27 (16.56%) ETL
6 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (9.20%) ITIL
10 14 (8.59%) Incident Management
11 13 (7.98%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.75%) Database Security
13 9 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (4.91%) Database Mirroring
14 8 (4.91%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (4.29%) Data Modelling
15 7 (4.29%) E-Commerce
16 6 (3.68%) Change Management
16 6 (3.68%) Release Management
16 6 (3.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 135 (82.82%) SQL
2 72 (44.17%) T-SQL
3 31 (19.02%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.13%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.45%) C
5 4 (2.45%) C#
5 4 (2.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.61%) Java
8 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) R
8 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.36%) MCITP
3 6 (3.68%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.45%) Degree
4 4 (2.45%) IBM Certification
4 4 (2.45%) OCP
4 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.84%) MCSE
6 2 (1.23%) MCTS
7 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.61%) MCSA
7 1 (0.61%) OCA
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.23%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.75%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.84%) vSphere
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) SCOM
2 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (4.91%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (2.45%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.23%) SCCM
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.61%) Nagios
6 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.61%) Puppet
6 1 (0.61%) Simpana
Vendors
1 64 (39.26%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.09%) Oracle
3 21 (12.88%) VMware
4 5 (3.07%) IBM
4 5 (3.07%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.45%) Sybase
6 3 (1.84%) Cognos
6 3 (1.84%) iManage
6 3 (1.84%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.84%) Sun
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco
7 2 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.23%) NetApp
7 2 (1.23%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.23%) Remedy
8 1 (0.61%) Citrix
8 1 (0.61%) CommVault
8 1 (0.61%) HP
8 1 (0.61%) IDERA
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
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