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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 314 291 281
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 82 112 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 66
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 £309 £265 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £502 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +88.88%
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
19679 20400 18724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.93% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13782 13797 12751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 391 430
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.85 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 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 3 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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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 +7 24 £350 -9.67% 15
Croydon -3 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Uxbridge - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 199 (95.67%) SQL
2 183 (87.98%) SQL Server
3 105 (50.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 68 (32.69%) Performance Tuning
6 63 (30.29%) T-SQL
7 59 (28.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 57 (27.40%) Microsoft
9 55 (26.44%) Replication
10 49 (23.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 46 (22.12%) Finance
12 38 (18.27%) Clustering
13 36 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (15.38%) Windows
15 32 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 31 (14.90%) Migration
17 28 (13.46%) Oracle
17 28 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (11.06%) Banking
19 22 (10.58%) Sybase
19 22 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (10.10%) MS Excel
20 21 (10.10%) Database Security
21 20 (9.62%) Relational Database
22 18 (8.65%) RDBMS
23 17 (8.17%) Linux
24 16 (7.69%) Database Tuning
24 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.92%) IIS
3 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
Applications
1 21 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.40%) SAN
2 2 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (87.98%) SQL Server
2 105 (50.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 96 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (28.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 49 (23.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (9.62%) Relational Database
10 18 (8.65%) RDBMS
11 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (5.29%) Oracle Database
13 8 (3.85%) MySQL
14 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (2.40%) Sybase ASE
15 5 (2.40%) DTS
16 4 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
17 3 (1.44%) MS Access
17 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (22.12%) Finance
2 23 (11.06%) Banking
3 12 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.92%) Marketing
4 4 (1.92%) Legal
5 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.44%) Law
5 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.96%) Games
6 2 (0.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Front Office
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.81%) .NET
2 7 (3.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (0.96%) MDX
3 2 (0.96%) RESTful
3 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.96%) SOAP
3 2 (0.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.44%) Replication
2 38 (18.27%) Clustering
3 22 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.29%) NHS
5 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.40%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.44%) Statistics
7 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.96%) Open Source
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.48%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.48%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.38%) Windows
2 17 (8.17%) Linux
3 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.40%) Solaris
6 4 (1.92%) SUSE
7 2 (0.96%) UNIX
7 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.48%) VMS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.69%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (14.90%) Migration
5 21 (10.10%) Database Security
6 16 (7.69%) Database Tuning
7 15 (7.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (6.73%) High Availability
8 14 (6.73%) Change Management
9 12 (5.77%) ETL
9 12 (5.77%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (4.33%) Data Migration
11 8 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.85%) Release Management
12 7 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.37%) Information Management
12 7 (3.37%) ITIL
12 7 (3.37%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.37%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (95.67%) SQL
2 63 (30.29%) T-SQL
3 10 (4.81%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.88%) VBScript
4 6 (2.88%) VB
4 6 (2.88%) C#
5 4 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.96%) Perl
7 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) Python
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) Java
8 1 (0.48%) VB6
8 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.33%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.40%) Degree
4 4 (1.92%) VCP4
4 4 (1.92%) MCITP
5 3 (1.44%) MCTS
6 2 (0.96%) MCSE
7 1 (0.48%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.48%) OCP
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.48%) Control-M
Vendors
1 57 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.46%) Oracle
3 22 (10.58%) Sybase
4 11 (5.29%) VMware
5 8 (3.85%) Sun
6 7 (3.37%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.40%) Red Gate
8 3 (1.44%) Tableau
8 3 (1.44%) Greenplum
8 3 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.96%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.48%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.48%) Sage
10 1 (0.48%) Mercator
10 1 (0.48%) Remedy
10 1 (0.48%) Open Text
10 1 (0.48%) SAP
10 1 (0.48%) IBM
10 1 (0.48%) Business Objects
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