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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 340 303 294
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 93 118 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 91 108
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.00 £38.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.15% -66.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 27 £350 -20.00% 9
Croydon - 3 £431 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £325 -35.00%
Bromley -16 1 £260 +1.96%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 193 (91.90%) SQL Server
2 184 (87.62%) SQL
3 103 (49.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (46.67%) T-SQL
5 94 (44.76%) Microsoft
6 79 (37.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 79 (37.62%) Performance Tuning
7 74 (35.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (29.05%) Windows
9 59 (28.10%) Replication
10 54 (25.71%) Migration
11 51 (24.29%) Clustering
12 49 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 45 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
14 44 (20.95%) Finance
15 42 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 41 (19.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 36 (17.14%) Oracle
17 36 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (16.67%) High Availability
19 29 (13.81%) Oracle Database
20 28 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
21 27 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
22 25 (11.90%) Windows Server
23 24 (11.43%) Linux
24 23 (10.95%) MS Excel
25 22 (10.48%) Data Centre
26 18 (8.57%) VMware

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (3.81%) IIS
2 6 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.95%) CMS
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (10.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) SAN
2 8 (3.81%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.43%) Firewall
3 3 (1.43%) SSL
3 3 (1.43%) VPN
4 2 (0.95%) DHCP
4 2 (0.95%) DNS
4 2 (0.95%) Internet
4 2 (0.95%) SMTP
5 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (91.90%) SQL Server
2 103 (49.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 98 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (37.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 74 (35.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 45 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 41 (19.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (13.81%) Oracle Database
10 17 (8.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (6.19%) MySQL
11 13 (6.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (4.29%) VLDB
13 8 (3.81%) NoSQL
13 8 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (2.86%) MongoDB
16 5 (2.38%) DTS
17 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.95%) Toad
3 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) Subversion
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (20.95%) Finance
2 16 (7.62%) Banking
2 16 (7.62%) Legal
3 15 (7.14%) Law
4 11 (5.24%) Retail
5 4 (1.90%) Marketing
6 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (1.43%) Entity Framework
2 3 (1.43%) NHibernate
2 3 (1.43%) Web Services
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) LAMP
4 1 (0.48%) MDX
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (28.10%) Replication
2 51 (24.29%) Clustering
3 22 (10.48%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.81%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.38%) NHS
6 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.95%) iPhone
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.05%) Windows
2 28 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 24 (11.43%) Linux
6 14 (6.67%) Unix
6 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (37.62%) Performance Tuning
2 54 (25.71%) Migration
3 36 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (16.67%) High Availability
5 28 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (8.57%) ITIL
7 17 (8.10%) Database Mirroring
8 14 (6.67%) Database Tuning
8 14 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (5.71%) Database Security
10 11 (5.24%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.29%) ETL
12 8 (3.81%) Data Security
12 8 (3.81%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (3.33%) Algorithmic Trading
13 7 (3.33%) Change Management
14 6 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (2.86%) Data Migration
14 6 (2.86%) Process Improvement
14 6 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (87.62%) SQL
2 98 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 42 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 16 (7.62%) C#
5 9 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.81%) C
7 5 (2.38%) Perl
8 4 (1.90%) Python
8 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.90%) VBScript
9 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.48%) Pig Latin
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.95%) MCDBA
5 2 (0.95%) MCSA
5 2 (0.95%) MCTS
6 1 (0.48%) Degree
6 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) MCITP
6 1 (0.48%) MCSE
6 1 (0.48%) OCP
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.86%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (4.29%) SCOM
3 5 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.43%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.95%) Nagios
5 2 (0.95%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.48%) Ansible
6 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 94 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.14%) Oracle
3 18 (8.57%) VMware
4 11 (5.24%) EMC
5 6 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.86%) Sybase
6 5 (2.38%) iManage
7 4 (1.90%) HP
8 3 (1.43%) Recommind
8 3 (1.43%) SimCorp
8 3 (1.43%) Veritas
9 2 (0.95%) RedGate
9 2 (0.95%) Tableau
10 1 (0.48%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.48%) CA
10 1 (0.48%) F5
10 1 (0.48%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.48%) IBM
10 1 (0.48%) IDERA
10 1 (0.48%) SAP
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