The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
South East / Kent
Rank 40 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.50% 0.88% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.95% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £346 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.70%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
259 317 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.00% 93.51% 97.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 246 152
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gravesend - 1 £413 -
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Kent region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
7 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Legal
7 1 (12.50%) Advertising
7 1 (12.50%) Replication
7 1 (12.50%) Clustering
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (12.50%) DTS
7 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Power BI
7 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) DTS
6 1 (12.50%) Power BI
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft