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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 320 316 315
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 109 110 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 81
Average daily rate
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£339 £373 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.06% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £43.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.75 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +15.23%
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
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +5 41 £345 -6.12% 5
Bromley -3 3 £260 -
Croydon - 2 £300 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 195 (91.12%) SQL
2 180 (84.11%) SQL Server
3 112 (52.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (42.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (37.85%) T-SQL
6 70 (32.71%) Microsoft
7 69 (32.24%) Windows
8 67 (31.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 56 (26.17%) Performance Tuning
10 54 (25.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 45 (21.03%) Finance
12 42 (19.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 40 (18.69%) Replication
13 40 (18.69%) Clustering
14 35 (16.36%) Oracle
15 33 (15.42%) ITIL
16 30 (14.02%) SQL Server 2005
17 27 (12.62%) MS Excel
17 27 (12.62%) Migration
18 25 (11.68%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
19 24 (11.21%) Database Mirroring
20 22 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
21 21 (9.81%) VMware
22 20 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
22 20 (9.35%) SQL Server 2000
22 20 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
23 19 (8.88%) .NET
23 19 (8.88%) PowerShell
24 18 (8.41%) DTS

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.27%) MS Office
3 5 (2.34%) MS Project
4 2 (0.93%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.01%) SAN
2 4 (1.87%) LAN
2 4 (1.87%) WAN
3 3 (1.40%) NAS
3 3 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (84.11%) SQL Server
2 112 (52.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (42.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (31.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (25.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 42 (19.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (14.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (11.68%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (9.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 18 (8.41%) DTS
11 16 (7.48%) Relational Database
12 15 (7.01%) Oracle Database
13 12 (5.61%) RDBMS
14 10 (4.67%) MySQL
15 9 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (3.74%) Oracle Database 12c
16 8 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (1.87%) NoSQL
18 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
19 2 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.47%) ERwin
General
1 45 (21.03%) Finance
2 16 (7.48%) Banking
3 7 (3.27%) Law
4 5 (2.34%) Legal
5 4 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Publishing
7 2 (0.93%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.88%) .NET
2 10 (4.67%) Web Services
3 8 (3.74%) MDX
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (1.40%) CGI
4 3 (1.40%) LAMP
5 2 (0.93%) XML
5 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.69%) Clustering
1 40 (18.69%) Replication
2 15 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.61%) NHS
4 10 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.87%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.93%) Statistics
8 2 (0.93%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) Life Science
9 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.47%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.47%) Equities
9 1 (0.47%) Derivative
9 1 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 69 (32.24%) Windows
2 24 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (7.94%) Linux
4 17 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.61%) UNIX
6 7 (3.27%) Solaris
7 6 (2.80%) AIX
8 4 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.93%) CentOS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.17%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (15.42%) ITIL
3 27 (12.62%) Migration
4 24 (11.21%) Database Mirroring
5 20 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (7.94%) High Availability
8 14 (6.54%) Data Modelling
9 12 (5.61%) ETL
10 9 (4.21%) Change Management
10 9 (4.21%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (4.21%) SDLC
10 9 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.74%) Database Security
11 8 (3.74%) Scrum
12 7 (3.27%) Service Management
12 7 (3.27%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.80%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 195 (91.12%) SQL
2 81 (37.85%) T-SQL
3 19 (8.88%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.14%) C#
5 9 (4.21%) Perl
5 9 (4.21%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.21%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.80%) Korn
7 5 (2.34%) Python
7 5 (2.34%) VBScript
8 4 (1.87%) VB
8 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.93%) C
9 2 (0.93%) C++
9 2 (0.93%) Java
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.74%) MCSA
3 7 (3.27%) MCITP
4 6 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.34%) Degree
6 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.87%) MCP
6 4 (1.87%) MCSE
6 4 (1.87%) MCTS
7 3 (1.40%) CCNA
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.40%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.47%) RHCE
9 1 (0.47%) OCP
9 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.74%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.87%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.93%) SRDF
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (3.74%) SCOM
2 7 (3.27%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.93%) SnapMirror
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Foglight
Vendors
1 70 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.36%) Oracle
3 21 (9.81%) VMware
4 11 (5.14%) Red Gate
5 10 (4.67%) Sybase
6 7 (3.27%) IBM
7 6 (2.80%) HP
7 6 (2.80%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.34%) Mitel
8 5 (2.34%) Citrix
8 5 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.87%) NetApp
9 4 (1.87%) CommVault
10 3 (1.40%) Dell
10 3 (1.40%) Veritas
10 3 (1.40%) Cisco
10 3 (1.40%) SAP
11 2 (0.93%) Sun
11 2 (0.93%) EMC
11 2 (0.93%) Brocade
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