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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
UK / England
Rank 499 465 479
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 71 127 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 102 70
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £42.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.13

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
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 £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -27 24 £438 +9.37% 23
South East +6 10 £400 - 3
West Midlands +7 8 £406 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +19 7 £431 +15.00% 2
South West +6 6 £325 -13.33% 3
East of England 0 6 £400 -11.11% 1
North East -11 6 £398 +17.77%
North West +21 4 £350 -6.66% 4
SQL Server DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 153 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 132 (86.27%) SQL
3 72 (47.06%) T-SQL
4 69 (45.10%) Microsoft
5 64 (41.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (37.25%) Performance Tuning
7 47 (30.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (28.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (24.84%) Oracle
10 38 (24.84%) SQL Server 2014
11 35 (22.88%) Replication
11 35 (22.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 33 (21.57%) Windows
13 31 (20.26%) Migration
14 29 (18.95%) High Availability
14 29 (18.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (18.30%) ETL
16 27 (17.65%) Finance
16 27 (17.65%) Clustering
17 25 (16.34%) Linux
17 25 (16.34%) PowerShell
18 24 (15.69%) Oracle Database
19 20 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (12.42%) VMware
21 18 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
21 18 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
22 15 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
22 15 (9.80%) MS Excel
22 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification

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 3 (1.96%) IIS
2 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) SPSS
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.54%) SAN
2 3 (1.96%) WAN
3 2 (1.31%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (41.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (30.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (28.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (24.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 35 (22.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (18.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (15.69%) Oracle Database
9 18 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (9.15%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (7.84%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (3.92%) Ingres
15 5 (3.27%) OLTP
15 5 (3.27%) RDBMS
15 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
16 4 (2.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 27 (17.65%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Banking
3 5 (3.27%) Advertising
4 2 (1.31%) Legal
4 2 (1.31%) Local Government
4 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) LAMP
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.88%) Replication
2 27 (17.65%) Clustering
3 8 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle Licensing
6 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.31%) Fintech
6 2 (1.31%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.31%) FMCG
6 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Derivative
7 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.65%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.57%) Windows
2 25 (16.34%) Linux
3 11 (7.19%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.88%) Unix
4 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) AIX
8 1 (0.65%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.25%) Performance Tuning
2 39 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (20.26%) Migration
4 29 (18.95%) High Availability
5 28 (18.30%) ETL
6 15 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (7.84%) ITIL
9 11 (7.19%) Database Security
9 11 (7.19%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (5.23%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.23%) Database Tuning
12 7 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.27%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (3.27%) E-Commerce
13 5 (3.27%) Release Management
13 5 (3.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 132 (86.27%) SQL
2 72 (47.06%) T-SQL
3 25 (16.34%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.61%) C
6 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.31%) R
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
8 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.19%) MCITP
3 7 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.61%) Degree
6 4 (2.61%) IBM Certification
6 4 (2.61%) OCP
7 3 (1.96%) MCSE
8 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.31%) MCSA
8 2 (1.31%) MCTS
9 1 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.65%) OCA
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) SLA
3 2 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.31%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.58%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.65%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) SCOM
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (3.27%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (2.61%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (1.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Nagios
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.65%) Puppet
6 1 (0.65%) Simpana
Vendors
1 69 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 38 (24.84%) Oracle
3 19 (12.42%) VMware
4 6 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.27%) IBM
6 3 (1.96%) Cisco
6 3 (1.96%) iManage
6 3 (1.96%) NetApp
6 3 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.96%) Sybase
7 2 (1.31%) Cognos
7 2 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.31%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.31%) Remedy
7 2 (1.31%) SAP
7 2 (1.31%) Tableau
7 2 (1.31%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix
8 1 (0.65%) CommVault
8 1 (0.65%) HP
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