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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 285 279 274
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 101 122 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.60% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 77 65
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £319
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
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 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +26 35 £350 -9.67% 18
Croydon -4 2 £425 -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 205 (94.91%) SQL
2 188 (87.04%) SQL Server
3 116 (53.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (47.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 78 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
6 72 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 67 (31.02%) T-SQL
8 64 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 63 (29.17%) Replication
10 59 (27.31%) Microsoft
11 47 (21.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 43 (19.91%) Clustering
13 42 (19.44%) Finance
14 41 (18.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 37 (17.13%) Oracle
16 33 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (14.35%) Windows
17 31 (14.35%) Disaster Recovery
18 28 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (12.04%) MS Excel
20 25 (11.57%) Migration
20 25 (11.57%) Banking
21 24 (11.11%) Relational Database
21 24 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (10.65%) Sybase
23 22 (10.19%) Linux
23 22 (10.19%) RDBMS
23 22 (10.19%) Database Security
24 21 (9.72%) Change Management
24 21 (9.72%) SQL Server 2000

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.85%) IIS
4 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.46%) WorkSite
Applications
1 26 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.31%) SAN
2 2 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (87.04%) SQL Server
2 116 (53.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (47.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (21.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 41 (18.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 22 (10.19%) RDBMS
11 21 (9.72%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (6.94%) MySQL
13 12 (5.56%) Oracle Database
14 9 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
15 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (2.31%) DTS
17 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
18 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 42 (19.44%) Finance
2 25 (11.57%) Banking
3 12 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.31%) Marketing
5 4 (1.85%) Legal
6 3 (1.39%) Retail
6 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Games
7 2 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.93%) SOAP
2 2 (0.93%) Web Services
2 2 (0.93%) MDX
2 2 (0.93%) RESTful
3 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (29.17%) Replication
2 43 (19.91%) Clustering
3 24 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.70%) NHS
5 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.78%) Open Source
6 5 (2.31%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.39%) Statistics
9 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.46%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.46%) DTV
10 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.35%) Windows
2 22 (10.19%) Linux
3 12 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.17%) Solaris
5 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.24%) UNIX
7 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.31%) SUSE
9 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.46%) AIX
10 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (14.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (11.57%) Migration
5 22 (10.19%) Database Security
6 21 (9.72%) Change Management
7 19 (8.80%) Database Tuning
8 17 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (6.94%) High Availability
10 13 (6.02%) ETL
11 12 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.63%) ITIL
12 10 (4.63%) E-Commerce
12 10 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.63%) Release Management
13 8 (3.70%) Information Management
13 8 (3.70%) Data Migration
14 7 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (2.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 205 (94.91%) SQL
2 67 (31.02%) T-SQL
3 18 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.78%) VBScript
4 6 (2.78%) VB
5 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.85%) C#
5 4 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.39%) Perl
7 2 (0.93%) Python
7 2 (0.93%) Java
8 1 (0.46%) R
8 1 (0.46%) Ruby
8 1 (0.46%) VB6
8 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.17%) MCITP
3 7 (3.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.24%) Degree
4 5 (2.31%) MCSE
5 3 (1.39%) MCTS
6 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.46%) OCP
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.46%) MCSA
6 1 (0.46%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.46%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.39%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.39%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
3 1 (0.46%) Control-M
3 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (27.31%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.13%) Oracle
3 23 (10.65%) Sybase
4 11 (5.09%) VMware
5 8 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.24%) Sun
7 4 (1.85%) Red Gate
8 3 (1.39%) Veritas
8 3 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.93%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.93%) IBM
10 1 (0.46%) Talend
10 1 (0.46%) Vertica
10 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.46%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.46%) Open Text
10 1 (0.46%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.46%) Sage
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