The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 287 296 278
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 126 93 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.46% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 68 92
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.86 - £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 33 £413 +8.55% 12
Croydon - 2 £450 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £338 -
Twickenham - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 224 (90.69%) SQL
2 198 (80.16%) SQL Server
3 95 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 94 (38.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (32.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 74 (29.96%) Finance
7 63 (25.51%) Oracle
8 62 (25.10%) T-SQL
8 62 (25.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 56 (22.67%) Performance Tuning
10 55 (22.27%) Microsoft
11 51 (20.65%) Replication
11 51 (20.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (17.81%) Banking
13 43 (17.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (16.19%) Windows
15 39 (15.79%) Clustering
15 39 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (14.57%) Oracle Database
17 34 (13.77%) SQL Server 2000
18 30 (12.15%) Migration
19 27 (10.93%) Oracle Database 11g
20 26 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
22 24 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
22 24 (9.72%) ETL
23 23 (9.31%) Oracle Database 10g
24 20 (8.10%) ITIL
25 19 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
26 18 (7.29%) C#

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (2.02%) IIS
2 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Global One
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.67%) SAN
2 6 (2.43%) NAS
3 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (80.16%) SQL Server
2 95 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (38.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (32.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (25.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 51 (20.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (17.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (14.57%) Oracle Database
9 34 (13.77%) SQL Server 2000
10 27 (10.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (9.31%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (6.48%) DTS
14 12 (4.86%) Relational Database
15 6 (2.43%) RDBMS
16 5 (2.02%) OLAP
17 4 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
18 3 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Toad
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (29.96%) Finance
2 44 (17.81%) Banking
3 8 (3.24%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.83%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.83%) Law
5 4 (1.62%) Publishing
5 4 (1.62%) Retail
6 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.07%) .NET
2 5 (2.02%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.40%) PostGIS
3 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.40%) COM
3 1 (0.40%) CSS
3 1 (0.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.65%) Replication
2 39 (15.79%) Clustering
3 6 (2.43%) Statistics
3 6 (2.43%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.21%) NHS
4 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.40%) Open Source
5 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.19%) Windows
2 17 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (6.48%) UNIX
4 14 (5.67%) Linux
5 8 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.02%) Solaris
8 4 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.67%) Performance Tuning
2 39 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (12.15%) Migration
4 26 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (9.72%) ETL
6 20 (8.10%) ITIL
7 19 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (6.48%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.86%) High Availability
10 11 (4.45%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.64%) Database Security
11 9 (3.64%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.24%) Change Management
12 8 (3.24%) Security Management
12 8 (3.24%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.24%) Data Migration
13 6 (2.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (2.02%) Data Transformation
14 5 (2.02%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (2.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 224 (90.69%) SQL
2 62 (25.10%) T-SQL
3 18 (7.29%) C#
4 8 (3.24%) Perl
4 8 (3.24%) PL/SQL
4 8 (3.24%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.21%) VBA
6 2 (0.81%) Java
6 2 (0.81%) VBScript
6 2 (0.81%) Korn
6 2 (0.81%) Ruby
7 1 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.67%) MCDBA
3 10 (4.05%) MCITP
4 9 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.24%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.62%) MCSA
6 4 (1.62%) OCP
6 4 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.21%) Degree
8 2 (0.81%) MCTS
9 1 (0.40%) MCT
9 1 (0.40%) HND
9 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (6.48%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (4.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.21%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.45%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.21%) SCOM
3 3 (1.21%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.81%) Control-M
5 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 63 (25.51%) Oracle
2 55 (22.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.05%) Sybase
4 9 (3.64%) VMware
5 5 (2.02%) Citrix
6 4 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.21%) DataFlux
7 3 (1.21%) Siebel
7 3 (1.21%) Veritas
7 3 (1.21%) BMC
8 2 (0.81%) Informatica
8 2 (0.81%) Sophis
8 2 (0.81%) Wall Street Systems
8 2 (0.81%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco
9 1 (0.40%) Sun
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) NetApp
9 1 (0.40%) Reuters
9 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Recruitment UK Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 90-130 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 19 days ago