The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 53 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.34% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £413 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.33%

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
563 550 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.75% 93.70% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 279 339
Median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £7.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, SQL 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 Hertfordshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Replication
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Line Management
3 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Database Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Database Security
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Database Security
2 4 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Line Management
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware