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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 281 308 278
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 128 107 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 82 87
Average daily rate £400 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -60.00%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 28 £425 +21.42% 13
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 237 (92.22%) SQL Server
2 218 (84.82%) SQL
3 118 (45.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 116 (45.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 113 (43.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 109 (42.41%) Microsoft
7 97 (37.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 92 (35.80%) T-SQL
9 86 (33.46%) Performance Tuning
10 76 (29.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 76 (29.57%) Windows
11 73 (28.40%) Replication
12 66 (25.68%) Finance
13 62 (24.12%) Clustering
14 51 (19.84%) SQL Server 2014
15 48 (18.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 47 (18.29%) Migration
17 44 (17.12%) Oracle
18 42 (16.34%) Windows Server
19 38 (14.79%) PowerShell
19 38 (14.79%) High Availability
20 33 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (11.28%) Database Mirroring
22 28 (10.89%) ITIL
23 27 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
24 25 (9.73%) Linux
24 25 (9.73%) MS Excel
24 25 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
25 24 (9.34%) .NET
26 22 (8.56%) Oracle Database

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (3.89%) IIS
2 7 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.11%) Kerberos
2 7 (2.72%) SAN
3 4 (1.56%) DHCP
3 4 (1.56%) DNS
4 3 (1.17%) Firewall
4 3 (1.17%) SSL
4 3 (1.17%) VPN
5 2 (0.78%) Internet
5 2 (0.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (92.22%) SQL Server
2 118 (45.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 116 (45.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (43.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 97 (37.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 76 (29.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (19.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 48 (18.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (8.56%) Oracle Database
10 21 (8.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (6.23%) MySQL
13 11 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (3.89%) DTS
14 10 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (2.72%) NoSQL
15 7 (2.72%) RDBMS
15 7 (2.72%) Relational Database
15 7 (2.72%) WhereScape RED
16 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.39%) Toad
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (25.68%) Finance
2 20 (7.78%) Banking
3 17 (6.61%) Law
4 14 (5.45%) Legal
5 10 (3.89%) Retail
6 9 (3.50%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.72%) Back Office
8 4 (1.56%) Publishing
9 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.17%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.34%) .NET
2 3 (1.17%) Web Services
3 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.78%) MDX
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.39%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.39%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 73 (28.40%) Replication
2 62 (24.12%) Clustering
3 21 (8.17%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.56%) NHS
6 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.78%) iPhone
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 76 (29.57%) Windows
2 42 (16.34%) Windows Server
3 27 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (9.73%) Linux
4 25 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (8.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (5.45%) Solaris
8 8 (3.11%) Unix
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.46%) Performance Tuning
2 47 (18.29%) Migration
3 38 (14.79%) High Availability
4 33 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (11.28%) Database Mirroring
6 28 (10.89%) ITIL
7 19 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (7.39%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (6.61%) Database Tuning
8 17 (6.61%) ETL
9 16 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (5.84%) Database Security
11 12 (4.67%) Change Management
11 12 (4.67%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.28%) Data Security
13 9 (3.50%) Business Continuity
13 9 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (3.50%) Data Modelling
13 9 (3.50%) Incident Management
13 9 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (84.82%) SQL
2 92 (35.80%) T-SQL
3 38 (14.79%) PowerShell
4 17 (6.61%) C#
5 12 (4.67%) C
6 8 (3.11%) Perl
6 8 (3.11%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.95%) Java
7 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.56%) VBScript
9 3 (1.17%) Python
10 2 (0.78%) C++
10 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.95%) MCSA
6 4 (1.56%) MCTS
7 3 (1.17%) Degree
7 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.17%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.17%) MCITP
7 3 (1.17%) MCSE
8 2 (0.78%) OCP
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.95%) QA
1 5 (1.95%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.72%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) SRDF
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.06%) SCOM
2 5 (1.95%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.39%) MOM
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.39%) SnapMirror
4 1 (0.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 109 (42.41%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.12%) Oracle
3 16 (6.23%) Sybase
4 14 (5.45%) Red Gate
5 13 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.06%) VMware
6 11 (4.28%) Veritas
7 9 (3.50%) EMC
8 7 (2.72%) Tableau
9 6 (2.33%) Greenplum
9 6 (2.33%) HP
10 5 (1.95%) iManage
11 4 (1.56%) SAP
11 4 (1.56%) Sun
12 3 (1.17%) Recommind
13 2 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (0.78%) IBM
14 1 (0.39%) CA
14 1 (0.39%) Cognos
14 1 (0.39%) NetApp
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