The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
- -19.78%
SQL Server 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
239 273 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.35% 96.47% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 167 173
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £37.50 £35.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) High Availability
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (33.33%) ETL
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Replication
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL
8 1 (11.11%) Database Security
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) COBIT
8 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Database Security
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft