The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 369 316 299
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -17
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 59 117 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 90 91
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
SQL DBA
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +21 12 £340 -1.44% 7
Bromley -5 2 - -
Croydon -14 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
Brentford - 1 £400 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 London region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 141 (92.76%) SQL Server
2 137 (90.13%) SQL
3 73 (48.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (44.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (42.76%) T-SQL
6 62 (40.79%) Microsoft
6 62 (40.79%) Performance Tuning
7 55 (36.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 44 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (28.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 42 (27.63%) Windows
10 42 (27.63%) SQL Server 2014
11 41 (26.97%) Replication
12 38 (25.00%) Clustering
13 36 (23.68%) Migration
14 34 (22.37%) Oracle
15 30 (19.74%) Finance
16 29 (19.08%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
18 26 (17.11%) High Availability
18 26 (17.11%) Oracle Database
19 25 (16.45%) PowerShell
20 21 (13.82%) SQL Server 2005
21 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
22 18 (11.84%) Linux
22 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Clustering
23 16 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
23 16 (10.53%) Banking
24 14 (9.21%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.29%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.66%) CMS
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) SAN
2 2 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (92.76%) SQL Server
2 73 (48.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (44.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (36.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (28.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (27.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (17.11%) Oracle Database
9 21 (13.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (9.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (7.24%) VLDB
12 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (3.95%) MySQL
13 6 (3.95%) RDBMS
13 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
14 5 (3.29%) OLAP
15 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.32%) Toad
3 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 30 (19.74%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Banking
3 10 (6.58%) Retail
4 9 (5.92%) Legal
5 5 (3.29%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.32%) NHibernate
2 2 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.66%) jQuery
3 1 (0.66%) LAMP
3 1 (0.66%) MDX
3 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.97%) Replication
2 38 (25.00%) Clustering
3 10 (6.58%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.92%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.97%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.32%) PMI
7 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Windows
2 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (11.84%) Linux
3 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (9.21%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.89%) Unix
6 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.63%) Solaris
8 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.79%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (23.68%) Migration
3 29 (19.08%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (17.11%) High Availability
6 14 (9.21%) ITIL
7 13 (8.55%) Database Mirroring
8 11 (7.24%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (7.24%) ETL
9 10 (6.58%) Database Security
10 8 (5.26%) Database Tuning
10 8 (5.26%) Project Management
10 8 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
10 8 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (4.61%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (3.95%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.95%) Low Latency
12 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.95%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 137 (90.13%) SQL
2 65 (42.76%) T-SQL
3 25 (16.45%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.92%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.97%) Perl
7 2 (1.32%) C#
7 2 (1.32%) Python
7 2 (1.32%) VB
7 2 (1.32%) VBA
7 2 (1.32%) VBScript
8 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.66%) C
8 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.66%) Pig Latin
8 1 (0.66%) Ruby
8 1 (0.66%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.63%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.97%) MCSE
4 2 (1.32%) OCP
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
5 1 (0.66%) MCTS
5 1 (0.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) QA
1 3 (1.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Clustering
2 16 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (5.26%) SCOM
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Nagios
5 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.66%) Puppet
5 1 (0.66%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 62 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.37%) Oracle
3 14 (9.21%) VMware
4 10 (6.58%) SimCorp
5 7 (4.61%) EMC
6 6 (3.95%) Sybase
7 3 (1.97%) HP
8 2 (1.32%) hybris
8 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.32%) Veritas
9 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.66%) Cognos
9 1 (0.66%) F5
9 1 (0.66%) iManage
9 1 (0.66%) Recommind
9 1 (0.66%) RedGate
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