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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 287 267 281
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 117 157 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 104 64
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£375 £363 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £254 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +17 42 £356 -8.06% 10
Bromley +7 4 £333 -9.89%
Croydon +3 1 £425 - 1
South Croydon - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 213 (94.67%) SQL
2 185 (82.22%) SQL Server
3 112 (49.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (43.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (35.11%) Performance Tuning
6 78 (34.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 69 (30.67%) Replication
7 69 (30.67%) T-SQL
8 66 (29.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 63 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 47 (20.89%) Clustering
11 46 (20.44%) Oracle
12 44 (19.56%) Finance
12 44 (19.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 40 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
14 38 (16.89%) Banking
15 35 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (15.11%) Windows
17 33 (14.67%) Relational Database
18 31 (13.78%) Linux
18 31 (13.78%) RDBMS
18 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (13.33%) Sybase
20 29 (12.89%) Disaster Recovery
21 28 (12.44%) Data Warehouse
22 25 (11.11%) MS Excel
22 25 (11.11%) Migration
23 22 (9.78%) Database Tuning
24 20 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
25 19 (8.44%) Change Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.22%) IIS
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.11%) SAN
2 2 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.44%) FTP
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (82.22%) SQL Server
2 112 (49.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 98 (43.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (34.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 66 (29.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (19.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 33 (14.67%) Relational Database
9 31 (13.78%) RDBMS
10 28 (12.44%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
12 17 (7.56%) Oracle Database
13 16 (7.11%) Sybase ASE
14 15 (6.67%) MySQL
15 14 (6.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
18 6 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
18 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
19 4 (1.78%) DTS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (19.56%) Finance
2 38 (16.89%) Banking
3 12 (5.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.22%) Marketing
5 4 (1.78%) Advertising
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.89%) Retail
7 2 (0.89%) Games
7 2 (0.89%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.89%) .NET
2 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.89%) SOAP
2 2 (0.89%) Web Services
2 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.89%) MDX
2 2 (0.89%) RESTful
3 1 (0.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (30.67%) Replication
2 47 (20.89%) Clustering
3 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.00%) NHS
5 6 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.67%) Open Source
6 5 (2.22%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.33%) Statistics
9 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.44%) DTV
10 1 (0.44%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.11%) Windows
2 31 (13.78%) Linux
3 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (5.78%) UNIX
3 13 (5.78%) Solaris
3 13 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.22%) SUSE
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.44%) VMS
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.11%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (12.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (11.11%) Migration
5 22 (9.78%) Database Tuning
6 19 (8.44%) Database Security
6 19 (8.44%) Change Management
7 17 (7.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (5.78%) ETL
9 12 (5.33%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.33%) High Availability
10 11 (4.89%) ITIL
11 10 (4.44%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.44%) Release Management
11 10 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.56%) Data Migration
12 8 (3.56%) Information Management
13 6 (2.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (2.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 213 (94.67%) SQL
2 69 (30.67%) T-SQL
3 19 (8.44%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.56%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.11%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.67%) VBScript
7 5 (2.22%) VB
7 5 (2.22%) C#
8 3 (1.33%) Perl
9 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.89%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) Korn
10 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.44%) R
10 1 (0.44%) VBA
10 1 (0.44%) C
10 1 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.44%) MCITP
4 7 (3.11%) Degree
4 7 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.78%) MCSE
6 3 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.33%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.89%) MCTS
8 1 (0.44%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.56%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 63 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.44%) Oracle
3 30 (13.33%) Sybase
4 13 (5.78%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.89%) VMware
6 6 (2.67%) IBM
6 6 (2.67%) Sun
7 4 (1.78%) Red Gate
8 3 (1.33%) Veritas
8 3 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.89%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.89%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.44%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.44%) Sage
10 1 (0.44%) webMethods
10 1 (0.44%) SAP
10 1 (0.44%) EMC
10 1 (0.44%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.44%) Vertica
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