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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 301 300 308
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 103 110 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 89 62
Average daily rate
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£406 £387 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £38.86 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 - £26.00
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
20300 20960 19771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.11% 92.90% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14079 14727 13313
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 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 375 441
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +12 35 £450 +12.50% 7
Docklands, London - 2 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £255 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 176 (95.14%) SQL
2 153 (82.70%) SQL Server
3 95 (51.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (31.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (30.27%) T-SQL
7 55 (29.73%) Microsoft
8 48 (25.95%) Performance Tuning
9 40 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 40 (21.62%) Windows
9 40 (21.62%) Finance
10 36 (19.46%) Replication
11 33 (17.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 27 (14.59%) Clustering
13 26 (14.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (14.05%) Oracle
13 26 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (11.89%) Migration
16 21 (11.35%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (9.73%) ITIL
17 18 (9.73%) .NET
18 17 (9.19%) MS Excel
18 17 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (8.65%) Database Mirroring
20 15 (8.11%) High Availability
20 15 (8.11%) PowerShell
20 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
21 14 (7.57%) Agile Software Development

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 8 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.54%) WorkSite
Applications
1 17 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) MS Project
2 4 (2.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.57%) SAN
2 4 (2.16%) LAN
2 4 (2.16%) WAN
3 3 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.62%) NAS
4 2 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) SSL
5 1 (0.54%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (82.70%) SQL Server
2 95 (51.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (31.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (17.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (11.35%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (7.03%) DTS
9 10 (5.41%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.86%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
11 8 (4.32%) MySQL
12 7 (3.78%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (1.62%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.54%) ERwin
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (21.62%) Finance
2 13 (7.03%) Banking
3 3 (1.62%) Front Office
3 3 (1.62%) Law
3 3 (1.62%) Legal
3 3 (1.62%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.73%) .NET
2 6 (3.24%) Web Services
3 5 (2.70%) MDX
4 3 (1.62%) CGI
4 3 (1.62%) LAMP
5 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.08%) XML
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.46%) Replication
2 27 (14.59%) Clustering
3 17 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.03%) NHS
5 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.54%) Equities
8 1 (0.54%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.54%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.54%) Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
8 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.62%) Windows
2 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.41%) Linux
5 7 (3.78%) UNIX
6 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.24%) AIX
7 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Solaris
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.95%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (14.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (11.89%) Migration
4 18 (9.73%) ITIL
5 16 (8.65%) Database Mirroring
6 15 (8.11%) High Availability
7 14 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.95%) ETL
9 10 (5.41%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.86%) Database Security
11 8 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.32%) Change Management
12 6 (3.24%) Information Management
12 6 (3.24%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (3.24%) Quality Management
13 5 (2.70%) Scrum
14 4 (2.16%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 176 (95.14%) SQL
2 56 (30.27%) T-SQL
3 15 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.03%) C#
5 9 (4.86%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.24%) VB
7 5 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.16%) Korn
8 4 (2.16%) VBScript
9 3 (1.62%) Perl
9 3 (1.62%) Java
10 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.54%) VB6
11 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.70%) MCSE
5 5 (2.70%) MCITP
6 4 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.16%) MCSA
6 4 (2.16%) MCP
7 3 (1.62%) CCNA
7 3 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.62%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.62%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.08%) Degree
8 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.54%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.54%) MCTS
9 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (2.16%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.78%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.16%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.54%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (3.24%) Data Guard
1 6 (3.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.16%) SCOM
3 3 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.05%) Oracle
3 9 (4.86%) VMware
4 8 (4.32%) Red Gate
5 7 (3.78%) IBM
6 6 (3.24%) 3PAR
6 6 (3.24%) Sybase
6 6 (3.24%) HP
7 5 (2.70%) Sun
8 4 (2.16%) Tableau
8 4 (2.16%) Greenplum
8 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.16%) CommVault
9 3 (1.62%) Cisco
10 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.08%) Brocade
10 2 (1.08%) NetApp
10 2 (1.08%) Remedy
11 1 (0.54%) Cognos
11 1 (0.54%) Interwoven
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