The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 60 52 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.39% 0.76% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.80% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£356 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +78.32%
SQL DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
756 498 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.21% 95.22% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 246 436
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 64
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £113.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Hertfordshire region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Hertfordshire region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
SQL DBA
East of England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (30.77%) Sybase
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Replication
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (23.08%) DTS
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (15.38%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
7 2 (15.38%) Database Security
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) DTS
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (15.38%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Database Security
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Gate