The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 288 298 292
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 118 115 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 93 68
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£413 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £289 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £305
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +13.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.86 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
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
20647 21601 20072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.36% 92.74% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14190 15112 13566
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 387 420
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.83 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 39 £431 +6.48% 5
Docklands, London - 2 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Bromley - 1 £255 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 206 (94.50%) SQL
2 186 (85.32%) SQL Server
3 106 (48.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (40.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (36.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 67 (30.73%) T-SQL
7 63 (28.90%) Performance Tuning
8 61 (27.98%) Microsoft
9 53 (24.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (22.94%) Finance
11 45 (20.64%) Windows
11 45 (20.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 41 (18.81%) Replication
13 35 (16.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 33 (15.14%) Migration
14 33 (15.14%) Clustering
15 31 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (14.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 29 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (12.84%) Oracle
18 24 (11.01%) MS Excel
19 22 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (9.17%) Database Mirroring
21 19 (8.72%) Banking
22 17 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
22 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
23 16 (7.34%) High Availability
23 16 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
23 16 (7.34%) .NET
24 15 (6.88%) ITIL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 11 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.29%) IIS
3 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.46%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.96%) SAN
2 4 (1.83%) LAN
2 4 (1.83%) WAN
3 3 (1.38%) NAS
3 3 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.92%) Internet
4 2 (0.92%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) SSL
5 1 (0.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (85.32%) SQL Server
2 106 (48.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 89 (40.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (36.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (24.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (20.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (14.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (6.88%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (5.50%) RDBMS
12 11 (5.05%) MySQL
12 11 (5.05%) DTS
12 11 (5.05%) Oracle Database
13 8 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.46%) ERwin
4 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 50 (22.94%) Finance
2 19 (8.72%) Banking
3 7 (3.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.83%) Law
4 4 (1.83%) Legal
5 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.38%) Front Office
6 2 (0.92%) Marketing
6 2 (0.92%) Games
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.34%) .NET
2 8 (3.67%) Web Services
3 7 (3.21%) MDX
4 3 (1.38%) LAMP
4 3 (1.38%) CGI
5 2 (0.92%) RESTful
5 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.92%) SOAP
5 2 (0.92%) XML
6 1 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.81%) Replication
2 33 (15.14%) Clustering
3 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.88%) NHS
5 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.92%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.92%) Open Source
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Equities
8 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.46%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.46%) Derivative
8 1 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.64%) Windows
2 22 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.50%) Linux
5 9 (4.13%) UNIX
6 6 (2.75%) AIX
7 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.92%) SUSE
11 1 (0.46%) VMS
11 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.90%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (16.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (15.14%) Migration
4 31 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (9.17%) Database Mirroring
6 16 (7.34%) High Availability
6 16 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.88%) ITIL
7 15 (6.88%) Database Security
8 14 (6.42%) ETL
8 14 (6.42%) Data Modelling
9 13 (5.96%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (4.59%) Change Management
11 9 (4.13%) Database Tuning
11 9 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (3.21%) Quality Management
12 7 (3.21%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.21%) Information Management
12 7 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (2.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (94.50%) SQL
2 67 (30.73%) T-SQL
3 13 (5.96%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.50%) C#
5 9 (4.13%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.21%) VB
7 6 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.29%) VBScript
9 4 (1.83%) Korn
10 3 (1.38%) Perl
10 3 (1.38%) Java
11 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.75%) MCITP
5 5 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.29%) MCSE
6 4 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.83%) MCSA
6 4 (1.83%) MCP
7 3 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.38%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.38%) CCNA
7 3 (1.38%) Degree
8 2 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.92%) MCTS
9 1 (0.46%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.46%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (2.75%) Data Guard
1 6 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.83%) SCOM
3 3 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 61 (27.98%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.84%) Oracle
3 14 (6.42%) VMware
4 11 (5.05%) Sybase
5 10 (4.59%) Red Gate
6 6 (2.75%) 3PAR
6 6 (2.75%) HP
6 6 (2.75%) Sun
6 6 (2.75%) IBM
7 4 (1.83%) Tableau
7 4 (1.83%) Greenplum
7 4 (1.83%) CommVault
7 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.38%) Cisco
9 2 (0.92%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.92%) Brocade
9 2 (0.92%) Remedy
9 2 (0.92%) NetApp
10 1 (0.46%) OpenText
10 1 (0.46%) Embarcadero
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