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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 493 432 458
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 86 124 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 82 45
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£375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.88 £41.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.54% +56.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - -
SQL Server DBA
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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
47746 44723 49333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.50% 92.70% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29832 27516 28197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1916 2493
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +3 42 £375 -1.31% 12
South East -17 22 £425 +4.93% 7
East of England -18 10 £350 +7.69% 4
West Midlands -15 6 £375 +17.64% 4
North West -6 2 £343 - 4
South West -36 2 £325 -3.70% 1
East Midlands +5 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -28 1 - - 3
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SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 184 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 136 (73.91%) SQL
3 95 (51.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (45.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (40.76%) T-SQL
6 72 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 69 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 69 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 66 (35.87%) Microsoft
9 50 (27.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 45 (24.46%) Oracle
10 45 (24.46%) Windows
11 44 (23.91%) Clustering
12 38 (20.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (17.93%) Replication
13 33 (17.93%) Migration
14 32 (17.39%) Oracle Database
15 31 (16.85%) SQL Server 2000
16 26 (14.13%) Oracle Database 11g
16 26 (14.13%) Oracle Database 10g
17 23 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (12.50%) ITIL
17 23 (12.50%) PowerShell
18 22 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
18 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
18 22 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
19 18 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
19 18 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (9.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
21 16 (8.70%) Security Cleared

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 12 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
1 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) SAN
2 2 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 95 (51.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (45.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (27.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (20.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (17.39%) Oracle Database
9 31 (16.85%) SQL Server 2000
10 26 (14.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 26 (14.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (7.07%) Relational Database
13 12 (6.52%) RDBMS
14 10 (5.43%) OLTP
15 9 (4.89%) DTS
16 6 (3.26%) Oracle9i Database
17 5 (2.72%) MySQL
18 4 (2.17%) QlikView
19 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.09%) Toad
4 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (7.61%) Finance
2 8 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.63%) Marketing
3 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.09%) Electronics
4 2 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.98%) .NET
2 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.17%) XML
4 3 (1.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.54%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.54%) Web Services
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.54%) Middleware
5 1 (0.54%) WinForms
5 1 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.91%) Clustering
2 33 (17.93%) Replication
3 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.63%) Statistics
5 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.09%) Open Source
5 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.09%) NHS
5 2 (1.09%) DTV
5 2 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (0.54%) HACMP
6 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.54%) PKI
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.54%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.46%) Windows
2 15 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.35%) UNIX
6 3 (1.63%) Linux
7 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (17.93%) Migration
3 23 (12.50%) ITIL
4 22 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (7.61%) High Availability
7 9 (4.89%) E-Commerce
8 8 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (3.80%) Database Tuning
9 7 (3.80%) Database Security
10 6 (3.26%) Server Monitoring
10 6 (3.26%) Data Modelling
11 5 (2.72%) CRM
11 5 (2.72%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.72%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (2.72%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.72%) Change Management
11 5 (2.72%) Data Migration
12 4 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 136 (73.91%) SQL
2 75 (40.76%) T-SQL
3 23 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.80%) C#
4 7 (3.80%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.09%) Java
6 2 (1.09%) Perl
7 1 (0.54%) C
7 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.54%) Python
7 1 (0.54%) XQuery
7 1 (0.54%) Ruby
7 1 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.52%) MCITP
4 9 (4.89%) MCTS
5 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.80%) MCDBA
7 5 (2.72%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.17%) Degree
9 3 (1.63%) MCSA
10 2 (1.09%) MCSE
10 2 (1.09%) OCP
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.54%) MCT
11 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.07%) SLA
2 7 (3.80%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (5.43%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.61%) SCOM
1 14 (7.61%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.17%) SCCM
5 3 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.63%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.63%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.09%) Control-M
6 2 (1.09%) MOM
6 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.09%) Ionix
Vendors
1 66 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 45 (24.46%) Oracle
3 11 (5.98%) BMC
4 5 (2.72%) Veritas
4 5 (2.72%) VMware
5 4 (2.17%) IBM
5 4 (2.17%) Sybase
6 3 (1.63%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.09%) Mercator
7 2 (1.09%) SAP
7 2 (1.09%) Citrix
7 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.09%) Remedy
8 1 (0.54%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.54%) Sun
8 1 (0.54%) HP
8 1 (0.54%) Symantec
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
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