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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 316 308 316
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 95 100 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 66
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £38.86 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £26.00
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
21019 21294 21982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.93% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14718 14923
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 385 471
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 -4 28 £400 +6.66% 16
Bromley - 3 £260 -
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 190 (94.06%) SQL
2 169 (83.66%) SQL Server
3 100 (49.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (41.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (32.18%) T-SQL
6 61 (30.20%) Microsoft
7 60 (29.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (26.24%) Windows
9 49 (24.26%) Performance Tuning
10 42 (20.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 39 (19.31%) Finance
12 34 (16.83%) Replication
13 33 (16.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (15.35%) Oracle
15 27 (13.37%) Clustering
15 27 (13.37%) Migration
16 26 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
18 24 (11.88%) SQL Server 2005
19 21 (10.40%) ITIL
20 20 (9.90%) MS Excel
21 19 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
22 17 (8.42%) Active Directory
22 17 (8.42%) Linux
22 17 (8.42%) .NET
23 16 (7.92%) High Availability
23 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
23 16 (7.92%) Banking

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.50%) WorkSite
Applications
1 20 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.97%) MS Project
3 5 (2.48%) MS Office
4 2 (0.99%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.43%) SAN
2 4 (1.98%) LAN
2 4 (1.98%) WAN
3 3 (1.49%) NAS
3 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) SSL
5 1 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (83.66%) SQL Server
2 100 (49.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 84 (41.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (29.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (20.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (16.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (11.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (6.93%) DTS
9 14 (6.93%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (6.44%) Relational Database
11 11 (5.45%) Oracle Database
12 10 (4.95%) MySQL
12 10 (4.95%) RDBMS
13 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (1.49%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 12 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.50%) ERwin
General
1 39 (19.31%) Finance
2 16 (7.92%) Banking
3 4 (1.98%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.49%) Front Office
4 3 (1.49%) Law
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
5 2 (0.99%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.42%) .NET
2 8 (3.96%) Web Services
3 6 (2.97%) MDX
4 3 (1.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (1.49%) CGI
4 3 (1.49%) LAMP
5 2 (0.99%) XML
5 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.83%) Replication
2 27 (13.37%) Clustering
3 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.93%) NHS
5 6 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.49%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.99%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.99%) Statistics
8 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Life Science
8 1 (0.50%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.50%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.50%) Equities
8 1 (0.50%) Derivative
8 1 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.24%) Windows
2 25 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.42%) Linux
5 10 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.46%) UNIX
7 6 (2.97%) AIX
8 5 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.99%) CentOS
10 1 (0.50%) SUSE
10 1 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.26%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (13.37%) Migration
3 25 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (10.40%) ITIL
6 16 (7.92%) High Availability
6 16 (7.92%) Database Mirroring
7 13 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.94%) ETL
9 9 (4.46%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.46%) Change Management
9 9 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (4.46%) Database Security
10 6 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.97%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.97%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.48%) Information Management
11 5 (2.48%) Quality Management
11 5 (2.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 190 (94.06%) SQL
2 65 (32.18%) T-SQL
3 15 (7.43%) PowerShell
4 13 (6.44%) C#
5 9 (4.46%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.97%) Perl
6 6 (2.97%) VB
6 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.48%) Korn
7 5 (2.48%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.98%) Python
9 3 (1.49%) VBScript
9 3 (1.49%) Java
10 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.97%) MCSE
6 5 (2.48%) MCITP
7 4 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.98%) MCP
7 4 (1.98%) MCSA
8 3 (1.49%) CCNA
8 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.49%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.49%) Degree
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) RHCE
10 1 (0.50%) OCP
10 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) SLA
1 4 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.50%) SRDF
4 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.97%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (2.97%) SCOM
1 6 (2.97%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Foglight
Vendors
1 61 (30.20%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.35%) Oracle
3 14 (6.93%) VMware
4 10 (4.95%) Red Gate
5 7 (3.47%) Sybase
5 7 (3.47%) IBM
6 6 (2.97%) HP
6 6 (2.97%) 3PAR
6 6 (2.97%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.48%) Sun
8 4 (1.98%) Dell
8 4 (1.98%) CommVault
8 4 (1.98%) Greenplum
8 4 (1.98%) Tableau
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco
10 2 (0.99%) SAP
10 2 (0.99%) NetApp
10 2 (0.99%) Citrix
10 2 (0.99%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.99%) Mitel
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