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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 305 292 293
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 97 113 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.54% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 83 66
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£400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +78.94%
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +17 31 £425 +5.59% 20
Croydon -4 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
West Drayton - - - - 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (96.24%) SQL
2 190 (89.20%) SQL Server
3 108 (50.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (45.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 80 (37.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 64 (30.05%) T-SQL
7 63 (29.58%) Performance Tuning
8 61 (28.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 55 (25.82%) Microsoft
10 52 (24.41%) Replication
11 48 (22.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 46 (21.60%) Windows
13 44 (20.66%) Finance
14 40 (18.78%) Clustering
15 36 (16.90%) SQL Server 2005
16 35 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
17 34 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
18 29 (13.62%) Migration
19 27 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
19 27 (12.68%) Oracle
20 23 (10.80%) MS Excel
21 22 (10.33%) Windows Server 2003
22 20 (9.39%) Database Security
22 20 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
23 18 (8.45%) VMware
24 17 (7.98%) Banking
24 17 (7.98%) Security Cleared
24 17 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
25 16 (7.51%) Sybase
25 16 (7.51%) Performance Monitoring

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.88%) IIS
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
Applications
1 23 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.69%) SAN
2 3 (1.41%) NAS
2 3 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
4 1 (0.47%) FTP
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (89.20%) SQL Server
2 108 (50.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 96 (45.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 80 (37.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (28.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (22.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (16.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (7.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 14 (6.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (6.10%) Relational Database
12 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database
12 11 (5.16%) RDBMS
13 10 (4.69%) MySQL
14 8 (3.76%) DTS
15 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (2.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 5 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
17 3 (1.41%) QlikView
17 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) ERwin
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (20.66%) Finance
2 17 (7.98%) Banking
3 8 (3.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.88%) Marketing
4 4 (1.88%) Legal
5 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.41%) Law
5 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.41%) Front Office
6 2 (0.94%) Games
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.57%) .NET
2 3 (1.41%) LAMP
2 3 (1.41%) MDX
3 2 (0.94%) RESTful
3 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.94%) SOAP
3 2 (0.94%) Web Services
3 2 (0.94%) XML
3 2 (0.94%) CGI
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.41%) Replication
2 40 (18.78%) Clustering
3 20 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.10%) NHS
5 8 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.88%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.94%) Open Source
8 2 (0.94%) Statistics
9 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.47%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) DTV
9 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.60%) Windows
2 22 (10.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (7.04%) Linux
5 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.35%) UNIX
7 4 (1.88%) SUSE
7 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.41%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.94%) AIX
10 1 (0.47%) Solaris
10 1 (0.47%) VMS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.58%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (13.62%) Migration
5 20 (9.39%) Database Security
6 16 (7.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (7.04%) ETL
8 14 (6.57%) High Availability
9 12 (5.63%) Change Management
10 11 (5.16%) Database Tuning
10 11 (5.16%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (4.69%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.69%) ITIL
12 8 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.76%) Data Migration
13 7 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (3.29%) Information Management
13 7 (3.29%) Quality Management
14 6 (2.82%) E-Commerce
15 5 (2.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (96.24%) SQL
2 64 (30.05%) T-SQL
3 14 (6.57%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.23%) VB
5 8 (3.76%) C#
6 7 (3.29%) VBScript
7 5 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.41%) Perl
8 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.94%) Java
9 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.47%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.47%) VB6
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) Korn
10 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.16%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.29%) MCITP
5 5 (2.35%) Degree
5 5 (2.35%) MCSE
6 4 (1.88%) MCSA
6 4 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.41%) MCP
7 3 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.41%) CCNA
7 3 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.41%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.94%) MCTS
8 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.47%) OCP
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) SRDF
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.88%) SCOM
2 3 (1.41%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (25.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.68%) Oracle
3 18 (8.45%) VMware
4 16 (7.51%) Sybase
5 6 (2.82%) Sun
5 6 (2.82%) Red Gate
6 4 (1.88%) Tableau
6 4 (1.88%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.88%) CommVault
6 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.41%) Cisco
7 3 (1.41%) IBM
8 2 (0.94%) EMC
8 2 (0.94%) HP
8 2 (0.94%) Embarcadero
8 2 (0.94%) Remedy
8 2 (0.94%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.47%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.47%) Brocade
9 1 (0.47%) OpenText
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago