The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 45 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.95% 1.10% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.13% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £346 £338 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £338 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £338 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -60.00%
SQL DBA
South East

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
295 265 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.06% 97.07% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 151 120
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) DTS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) DTS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft