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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 351 292 294
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 71 142 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.66% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 112 100
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
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
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -28 9 £350 -12.50% 6
Greenford - 8 £413 -
Bromley - 2 £214 -
Mayfair - 1 £650 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 109 (90.83%) SQL
2 104 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 52 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (34.17%) Finance
4 41 (34.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (29.17%) T-SQL
6 34 (28.33%) Oracle
6 34 (28.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (27.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (26.67%) Windows
9 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 24 (20.00%) Migration
11 23 (19.17%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (19.17%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (18.33%) ETL
13 21 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (15.83%) Clustering
15 18 (15.00%) Banking
15 18 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (15.00%) High Availability
15 18 (15.00%) Oracle Database
16 16 (13.33%) Linux
16 16 (13.33%) Replication
17 13 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (10.83%) Sybase
18 12 (10.00%) MySQL
18 12 (10.00%) RDBMS
18 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
19 11 (9.17%) .NET

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 9 (7.50%) IIS
2 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.83%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.83%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) SAN
2 2 (1.67%) FTP
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) LDAP
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 52 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (34.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (28.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (27.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (19.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (15.00%) Oracle Database
9 13 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (10.00%) MySQL
10 12 (10.00%) RDBMS
10 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
11 10 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
12 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (6.67%) Sybase IQ
13 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) NUnit
1 7 (5.83%) Subversion
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (34.17%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Law
4 2 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) .NET
2 10 (8.33%) Web Services
3 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.83%) ADO
3 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.83%) Dapper ORM
3 7 (5.83%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Clustering
2 16 (13.33%) Replication
3 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.33%) NHS
5 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) Derivative
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.83%) Handset
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.67%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Linux
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.33%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Vista
6 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.50%) Unix
8 2 (1.67%) SUSE
8 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) Migration
2 23 (19.17%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (18.33%) ETL
4 21 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (15.00%) High Availability
6 10 (8.33%) DevOps
7 9 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.50%) ITIL
8 8 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.67%) Database Security
8 8 (6.67%) WFM
9 7 (5.83%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.83%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.17%) ETL Development
10 5 (4.17%) Low Latency
10 5 (4.17%) Systematic Trading
11 4 (3.33%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.33%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 109 (90.83%) SQL
2 35 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 10 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.67%) C#
5 7 (5.83%) VB
6 6 (5.00%) C
7 2 (1.67%) Delphi
7 2 (1.67%) Pascal
7 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.67%) VBA
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.83%) MCITP
3 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) IBM Certification
4 4 (3.33%) OCP
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.50%) MCSA
5 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) Degree
6 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.67%) QA
1 2 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Nagios
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.83%) Simpana
Vendors
1 34 (28.33%) Oracle
2 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.83%) Sybase
4 9 (7.50%) RedGate
5 8 (6.67%) Rackspace
5 8 (6.67%) SAP
6 7 (5.83%) VMware
7 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.17%) SimCorp
9 4 (3.33%) IBM
10 3 (2.50%) HP
11 2 (1.67%) Cognos
11 2 (1.67%) Tableau
12 1 (0.83%) CommVault
12 1 (0.83%) EXASOL
12 1 (0.83%) hybris
12 1 (0.83%) IDERA
12 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.83%) Symbian
12 1 (0.83%) WorldPay