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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 463 500 468
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -32
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 133 85 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 61 75
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £41.25 £44.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +7.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.88 -
% change year-on-year
-10.08% -
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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +9 57 £350 -12.50% 16
South East -8 24 £350 -15.15% 11
Yorkshire - 16 £350 - 1
East of England +8 11 £325 -7.14% 7
West Midlands +10 7 £375 +11.11%
South West -5 7 £351 -7.86% 1
North West -25 7 £338 -4.92% 5
East Midlands -15 3 £375 -40.00% 3
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SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 183 (79.22%) SQL
3 116 (50.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (48.48%) T-SQL
5 110 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 97 (41.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 88 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 82 (35.50%) Performance Tuning
9 69 (29.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 61 (26.41%) Windows
11 58 (25.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 55 (23.81%) Clustering
13 50 (21.65%) Replication
14 44 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 43 (18.61%) Oracle
16 42 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
17 36 (15.58%) Finance
18 33 (14.29%) Migration
19 29 (12.55%) MS Excel
19 29 (12.55%) PowerShell
20 28 (12.12%) Database Mirroring
21 26 (11.26%) ITIL
22 24 (10.39%) High Availability
23 23 (9.96%) Data Warehouse
24 19 (8.23%) VMware
24 19 (8.23%) Database Security
25 18 (7.79%) SQL Server 2000
26 17 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
26 17 (7.36%) SharePoint
26 17 (7.36%) .NET

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.46%) IIS
3 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.43%) WordPress
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.03%) MS Office
3 5 (2.16%) MS Project
4 2 (0.87%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.90%) SAN
2 4 (1.73%) LAN
2 4 (1.73%) WAN
3 3 (1.30%) Firewall
3 3 (1.30%) VLAN
3 3 (1.30%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) NAS
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 116 (50.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 110 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 97 (41.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (29.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 58 (25.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (9.96%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (7.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 14 (6.06%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.90%) DTS
12 7 (3.03%) OLTP
12 7 (3.03%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (3.03%) MySQL
12 7 (3.03%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (1.73%) Big Data
15 4 (1.73%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.43%) ERwin
5 1 (0.43%) JIRA
5 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (15.58%) Finance
2 7 (3.03%) Retail
3 5 (2.16%) Banking
4 3 (1.30%) Marketing
4 3 (1.30%) Automotive
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.36%) .NET
2 7 (3.03%) Web Services
3 3 (1.30%) MDX
4 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.87%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) Flash
5 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.81%) Clustering
2 50 (21.65%) Replication
3 12 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.16%) NHS
6 4 (1.73%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.30%) Statistics
7 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.43%) Life Science
9 1 (0.43%) CMDB
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.43%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.43%) Equities
9 1 (0.43%) Derivative
9 1 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 61 (26.41%) Windows
2 16 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.90%) UNIX
5 8 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.03%) Linux
7 4 (1.73%) AIX
7 4 (1.73%) Solaris
8 2 (0.87%) CentOS
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.50%) Performance Tuning
2 42 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (14.29%) Migration
4 28 (12.12%) Database Mirroring
5 26 (11.26%) ITIL
6 24 (10.39%) High Availability
7 19 (8.23%) Database Security
8 17 (7.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (7.36%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (5.63%) ETL
11 12 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.76%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.33%) Business Continuity
13 10 (4.33%) Data Migration
14 8 (3.46%) Performance Testing
14 8 (3.46%) Service Delivery
15 6 (2.60%) Scrum
15 6 (2.60%) Database Tuning
15 6 (2.60%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 183 (79.22%) SQL
2 112 (48.48%) T-SQL
3 29 (12.55%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.76%) C#
5 7 (3.03%) VBScript
5 7 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.60%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.73%) Korn
7 4 (1.73%) VB
8 3 (1.30%) C++
8 3 (1.30%) Java
9 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.43%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.46%) Degree
3 7 (3.03%) MCTS
4 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.73%) MCSA
6 3 (1.30%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.87%) MCSE
7 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) MCITP
8 1 (0.43%) MCP
8 1 (0.43%) RHCE
8 1 (0.43%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) QA
2 4 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.73%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.87%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (7.36%) SCOM
2 6 (2.60%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.73%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.87%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.43%) Foglight
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 43 (18.61%) Oracle
3 19 (8.23%) VMware
4 8 (3.46%) Red Gate
5 6 (2.60%) IBM
5 6 (2.60%) Citrix
5 6 (2.60%) BMC
6 5 (2.16%) NetApp
6 5 (2.16%) HP
7 4 (1.73%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.30%) Dell
8 3 (1.30%) Sybase
8 3 (1.30%) Veritas
8 3 (1.30%) CommVault
9 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.87%) SAP
9 2 (0.87%) EMC
9 2 (0.87%) Tableau
10 1 (0.43%) Cognos
10 1 (0.43%) Remedy
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