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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 326 321 310
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 99 102 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 72 73
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.57
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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 33 £325 -13.33% 12
Bromley -2 3 £260 -
Croydon - 2 £300 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 204 (93.15%) SQL
2 183 (83.56%) SQL Server
3 103 (47.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (37.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (33.79%) T-SQL
6 68 (31.05%) Microsoft
7 65 (29.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 63 (28.77%) Windows
9 53 (24.20%) Performance Tuning
10 45 (20.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (18.72%) Finance
12 40 (18.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 34 (15.53%) Replication
14 33 (15.07%) Clustering
15 32 (14.61%) Migration
15 32 (14.61%) Oracle
16 29 (13.24%) SQL Server 2005
17 27 (12.33%) ITIL
18 26 (11.87%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
21 23 (10.50%) MS Excel
22 22 (10.05%) Disaster Recovery
23 21 (9.59%) VMware
24 19 (8.68%) High Availability
25 18 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
25 18 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
26 17 (7.76%) Database Mirroring
26 17 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.74%) MS Project
2 6 (2.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.85%) SAN
2 4 (1.83%) LAN
2 4 (1.83%) WAN
3 3 (1.37%) NAS
3 3 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.91%) Internet
4 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.46%) SSL
5 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (83.56%) SQL Server
2 103 (47.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (37.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (29.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (20.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 40 (18.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (13.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (6.85%) SQL Server 2000
9 15 (6.85%) Relational Database
10 14 (6.39%) DTS
11 12 (5.48%) Oracle Database
12 11 (5.02%) RDBMS
13 10 (4.57%) MySQL
14 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
17 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.46%) ERwin
General
1 41 (18.72%) Finance
2 16 (7.31%) Banking
3 6 (2.74%) Law
4 5 (2.28%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Legal
6 3 (1.37%) Front Office
6 3 (1.37%) Publishing
7 2 (0.91%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.31%) .NET
2 8 (3.65%) Web Services
3 7 (3.20%) MDX
4 3 (1.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (1.37%) CGI
4 3 (1.37%) LAMP
5 2 (0.91%) XML
5 2 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.53%) Replication
2 33 (15.07%) Clustering
3 18 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.85%) NHS
5 7 (3.20%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.91%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.91%) Statistics
9 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.46%) Life Science
9 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.46%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.46%) Equities
9 1 (0.46%) Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.77%) Windows
2 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (7.76%) Linux
6 10 (4.57%) UNIX
7 6 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.74%) AIX
8 4 (1.83%) Solaris
9 2 (0.91%) CentOS
10 1 (0.46%) SUSE
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.20%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (14.61%) Migration
3 27 (12.33%) ITIL
4 26 (11.87%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (10.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (8.68%) High Availability
7 17 (7.76%) Database Mirroring
8 13 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.02%) ETL
10 10 (4.57%) Data Modelling
10 10 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (3.20%) Change Management
13 6 (2.74%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.74%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (2.74%) Database Security
14 5 (2.28%) SDLC
14 5 (2.28%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (2.28%) Information Management
14 5 (2.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 204 (93.15%) SQL
2 74 (33.79%) T-SQL
3 13 (5.94%) C#
4 12 (5.48%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.20%) Perl
7 6 (2.74%) VB
7 6 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.74%) Korn
8 5 (2.28%) Python
9 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.37%) VBScript
11 2 (0.91%) Java
11 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.28%) MCITP
4 5 (2.28%) MCSE
4 5 (2.28%) MCSA
5 4 (1.83%) MCP
6 3 (1.37%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.37%) Degree
6 3 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.37%) CCNA
6 3 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.91%) MCTS
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) RHCE
8 1 (0.46%) OCP
8 1 (0.46%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.46%) SRDF
5 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (3.65%) SCOM
2 6 (2.74%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.46%) Foglight
5 1 (0.46%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 68 (31.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.61%) Oracle
3 21 (9.59%) VMware
4 10 (4.57%) Red Gate
5 9 (4.11%) Sybase
6 7 (3.20%) IBM
6 7 (3.20%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.74%) HP
7 6 (2.74%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.28%) Mitel
8 5 (2.28%) Citrix
9 4 (1.83%) CommVault
9 4 (1.83%) Greenplum
9 4 (1.83%) Tableau
10 3 (1.37%) Dell
10 3 (1.37%) NetApp
10 3 (1.37%) Veritas
10 3 (1.37%) Cisco
10 3 (1.37%) Sun
11 2 (0.91%) SAP
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