The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 69 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £316
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
SQL Server 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
750 751 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.48% 95.06% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 417 245
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Hertford - 1 £325 -
SQL Server DBA
East of England

SQL Server DBA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix