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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 308 305 293
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 108 119 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 81 74
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +8.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+232.75% +78.32%
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
22179 23233 24249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.51% 92.90% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15073 15935 15950
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 39 £368 -8.12% 12
Bromley - 2 - -
Carshalton - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 194 (88.58%) SQL
2 177 (80.82%) SQL Server
3 97 (44.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (37.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 79 (36.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (36.07%) Performance Tuning
6 65 (29.68%) T-SQL
7 62 (28.31%) Microsoft
8 55 (25.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 52 (23.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 51 (23.29%) Replication
11 50 (22.83%) Oracle
12 41 (18.72%) SQL Server 2005
13 36 (16.44%) Windows
13 36 (16.44%) Finance
14 34 (15.53%) Clustering
15 33 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (14.61%) Banking
17 28 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (12.79%) Oracle Database
18 27 (12.33%) SQL Server 2000
18 27 (12.33%) Linux
19 25 (11.42%) Migration
19 25 (11.42%) ITIL
20 23 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (10.50%) Relational Database
20 23 (10.50%) MCITP
21 21 (9.59%) PowerShell
21 21 (9.59%) Capacity Planning
22 20 (9.13%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (6.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.57%) SAN
2 3 (1.37%) NAS
3 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (80.82%) SQL Server
2 97 (44.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (37.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (36.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (25.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (23.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (18.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (12.79%) Oracle Database
9 27 (12.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 23 (10.50%) Relational Database
11 20 (9.13%) RDBMS
11 20 (9.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (7.76%) Oracle Database 10g
13 14 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (6.39%) DTS
13 14 (6.39%) Sybase ASE
14 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (4.11%) MySQL
16 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
17 5 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (7.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.46%) JIRA
4 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (16.44%) Finance
2 32 (14.61%) Banking
3 7 (3.20%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.28%) Retail
4 5 (2.28%) Advertising
5 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.37%) Law
6 3 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.11%) .NET
2 4 (1.83%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.91%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.29%) Replication
2 34 (15.53%) Clustering
3 5 (2.28%) Statistics
4 4 (1.83%) Open Source
4 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.37%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.37%) NHS
6 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.44%) Windows
2 27 (12.33%) Linux
3 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (7.76%) UNIX
4 15 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.02%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) AIX
8 1 (0.46%) SUSE
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (36.07%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (11.42%) Migration
3 25 (11.42%) ITIL
4 23 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (9.59%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (8.22%) High Availability
6 18 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 13 (5.94%) Database Tuning
8 12 (5.48%) ETL
9 11 (5.02%) Change Management
10 10 (4.57%) Database Security
10 10 (4.57%) Server Monitoring
11 7 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (3.20%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.20%) Data Migration
12 6 (2.74%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (2.28%) CRM
13 5 (2.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (88.58%) SQL
2 65 (29.68%) T-SQL
3 21 (9.59%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.65%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.20%) Perl
6 6 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.83%) Korn
7 4 (1.83%) C#
8 3 (1.37%) Java
9 2 (0.91%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.46%) VBA
10 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.50%) MCITP
3 12 (5.48%) MCDBA
4 9 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.20%) MCTS
6 6 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (2.28%) MCSE
7 5 (2.28%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.83%) MCSA
8 4 (1.83%) OCP
9 3 (1.37%) Degree
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.91%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.20%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.48%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (3.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.46%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.57%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.65%) SCOM
3 6 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.83%) SCCM
5 3 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.37%) Ionix
6 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 62 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 50 (22.83%) Oracle
3 18 (8.22%) Sybase
4 14 (6.39%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.28%) IBM
6 4 (1.83%) Veritas
6 4 (1.83%) Red Gate
7 3 (1.37%) Remedy
8 2 (0.91%) VMware
8 2 (0.91%) BMC
9 1 (0.46%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.46%) Sun
9 1 (0.46%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.46%) Siebel
9 1 (0.46%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.46%) webMethods
9 1 (0.46%) Mercator
9 1 (0.46%) Talend
9 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
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