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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 353 303 294
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 75 114 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.50% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.53% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 88 101
Median daily rate £363 £416 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.91% +7.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £38.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.08% -
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
20930 21403 21584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.60% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15232 14772 15192
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +5.82%
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 402 392
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +21 22 £313 -30.55% 9
Croydon - 4 £431 -
Bromley -13 1 £260 +1.96%
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 177 (91.71%) SQL Server
2 170 (88.08%) SQL
3 89 (46.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (44.04%) Microsoft
5 84 (43.52%) T-SQL
6 83 (43.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 77 (39.90%) Performance Tuning
8 76 (39.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 66 (34.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 56 (29.02%) Windows
11 53 (27.46%) Migration
12 49 (25.39%) Replication
13 48 (24.87%) SQL Server 2014
14 47 (24.35%) Clustering
14 47 (24.35%) SQL Server 2005
15 41 (21.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 39 (20.21%) Finance
17 38 (19.69%) PowerShell
18 35 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (16.58%) Oracle
20 30 (15.54%) High Availability
21 28 (14.51%) Disaster Recovery
22 24 (12.44%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (12.44%) Oracle Database
23 23 (11.92%) Windows Server 2008
24 21 (10.88%) Windows Server
25 19 (9.84%) Linux
26 18 (9.33%) MS Excel
27 16 (8.29%) ITIL
27 16 (8.29%) Legal

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 7 (3.63%) IIS
2 6 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.04%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (9.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) SAN
2 4 (2.07%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 2 (1.04%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) DHCP
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.52%) SMTP
4 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (91.71%) SQL Server
2 89 (46.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (43.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (39.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (34.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (24.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 47 (24.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 41 (21.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (12.44%) Oracle Database
10 16 (8.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (6.74%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (5.70%) VLDB
13 10 (5.18%) MySQL
14 9 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database 12c
17 5 (2.59%) DTS
17 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
17 5 (2.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.04%) Toad
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 39 (20.21%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Legal
3 15 (7.77%) Law
4 14 (7.25%) Banking
5 11 (5.70%) Retail
6 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.66%) .NET
2 3 (1.55%) Entity Framework
2 3 (1.55%) NHibernate
2 3 (1.55%) Web Services
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) LAMP
4 1 (0.52%) MDX
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.39%) Replication
2 47 (24.35%) Clustering
3 13 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.66%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.59%) NHS
6 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.02%) Windows
2 24 (12.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (11.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (10.88%) Windows Server
5 19 (9.84%) Linux
6 13 (6.74%) Unix
7 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.07%) Solaris
9 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.90%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (27.46%) Migration
3 35 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (15.54%) High Availability
5 28 (14.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (8.29%) Database Tuning
6 16 (8.29%) ITIL
7 13 (6.74%) Database Mirroring
7 13 (6.74%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (5.18%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (4.15%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.15%) Database Security
10 7 (3.63%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (3.11%) Change Management
11 6 (3.11%) ETL
11 6 (3.11%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.59%) Data Modelling
12 5 (2.59%) Project Management
12 5 (2.59%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (88.08%) SQL
2 84 (43.52%) T-SQL
3 38 (19.69%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.15%) C
5 7 (3.63%) C#
6 6 (3.11%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.59%) Perl
8 4 (2.07%) Python
8 4 (2.07%) VBScript
9 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) Pig Latin
10 1 (0.52%) Ruby
10 1 (0.52%) Tcl
10 1 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.04%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.04%) MCTS
4 1 (0.52%) Degree
4 1 (0.52%) MCITP
4 1 (0.52%) MCSA
4 1 (0.52%) MCSE
4 1 (0.52%) OCP
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.11%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (5.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (4.66%) SCOM
3 5 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.04%) Nagios
4 2 (1.04%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.52%) Ansible
5 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (44.04%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.58%) Oracle
3 15 (7.77%) VMware
4 8 (4.15%) EMC
5 5 (2.59%) iManage
5 5 (2.59%) SimCorp
5 5 (2.59%) Sybase
6 4 (2.07%) HP
7 3 (1.55%) Recommind
8 2 (1.04%) RedGate
8 2 (1.04%) Veritas
9 1 (0.52%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.52%) F5
9 1 (0.52%) hybris
9 1 (0.52%) IBM
9 1 (0.52%) IDERA
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.52%) Tableau
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