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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 391 305 320
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 52 134 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.60% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 101 88
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 £28.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -35.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-50.96% -17.11%
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
21633 22222 23362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15369 15688 16222
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 347 444
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -29 9 £425 +11.47% 6
Bromley 0 3 £210 -19.23%
Brentford +3 1 £400 -30.43%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 104 (92.04%) SQL Server
2 103 (91.15%) SQL
3 52 (46.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (38.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
6 37 (32.74%) T-SQL
6 37 (32.74%) Oracle
6 37 (32.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (32.74%) Performance Tuning
7 35 (30.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (25.66%) Windows
10 28 (24.78%) Clustering
11 27 (23.89%) Finance
12 26 (23.01%) SQL Server 2014
13 25 (22.12%) Oracle Database
14 24 (21.24%) Replication
15 23 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (16.81%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (16.81%) Linux
17 18 (15.93%) High Availability
18 16 (14.16%) Migration
19 15 (13.27%) Banking
19 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
20 14 (12.39%) ETL
21 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2005
21 13 (11.50%) Oracle RMAN
22 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
22 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification

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 6 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) SAN
2 2 (1.77%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (92.04%) SQL Server
2 52 (46.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (38.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (32.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (30.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (23.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 25 (22.12%) Oracle Database
9 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (8.85%) RDBMS
11 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
12 9 (7.96%) MySQL
13 8 (7.08%) VLDB
14 7 (6.19%) Sybase ASE
15 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (4.42%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 15 (13.27%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Legal
4 4 (3.54%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) .NET
1 2 (1.77%) Entity Framework
1 2 (1.77%) NHibernate
2 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.88%) jQuery
2 1 (0.88%) MDX
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.78%) Clustering
2 24 (21.24%) Replication
3 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.42%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) NHS
6 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.88%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.66%) Windows
2 19 (16.81%) Linux
3 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.31%) Unix
7 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.54%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.77%) Solaris
9 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (16.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (15.93%) High Availability
5 16 (14.16%) Migration
6 14 (12.39%) ETL
7 11 (9.73%) ITIL
8 10 (8.85%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (8.85%) Database Security
9 8 (7.08%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.08%) Database Mirroring
10 7 (6.19%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (5.31%) Asset Management
11 6 (5.31%) Capacity Management
11 6 (5.31%) Low Latency
11 6 (5.31%) Systematic Trading
11 6 (5.31%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (4.42%) Project Management
12 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 103 (91.15%) SQL
2 37 (32.74%) T-SQL
3 11 (9.73%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.31%) C
6 4 (3.54%) VBA
7 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) Delphi
8 2 (1.77%) Pascal
8 2 (1.77%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.31%) OCP
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (4.42%) MCITP
4 4 (3.54%) IBM Certification
4 4 (3.54%) MCSE
5 3 (2.65%) Degree
5 3 (2.65%) MCSA
6 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.88%) RHCE
7 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (5.31%) SCOM
4 5 (4.42%) Nagios
5 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
2 37 (32.74%) Oracle
3 11 (9.73%) Sybase
4 10 (8.85%) SimCorp
5 8 (7.08%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.19%) VMware
7 5 (4.42%) SAP
8 4 (3.54%) IBM
9 3 (2.65%) HP
10 2 (1.77%) hybris
11 1 (0.88%) Cognos
11 1 (0.88%) RedGate
11 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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