The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / London
Rank 335 290 295
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 63 128 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.61% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.64% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 104 82
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £280 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.33%

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
18428 19940 20069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13183 14000 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 348
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 13 £369 -18.05% 12
Greenford - 6 £413 -
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Bromley - 1 £218 -
Mayfair - 1 £650 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, SQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 108 (93.10%) SQL
2 98 (84.48%) SQL Server
3 52 (44.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (35.34%) Finance
4 41 (35.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (32.76%) T-SQL
6 33 (28.45%) Microsoft
7 32 (27.59%) Windows
7 32 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (24.14%) Migration
9 28 (24.14%) Oracle
10 23 (19.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (14.66%) ETL
13 17 (14.66%) Replication
13 17 (14.66%) High Availability
13 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (13.79%) Linux
15 15 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (12.93%) Banking
16 14 (12.07%) Clustering
16 14 (12.07%) RDBMS
16 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
16 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
17 13 (11.21%) Sybase
17 13 (11.21%) MySQL
17 13 (11.21%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (10.34%) .NET

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.34%) IIS
2 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.86%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) IaaS
3 2 (1.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) DNS
2 2 (1.72%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.72%) Firewall
2 2 (1.72%) FTP
2 2 (1.72%) LAN
2 2 (1.72%) VLAN
2 2 (1.72%) VPN
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (0.86%) DHCP
3 1 (0.86%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) LDAP
3 1 (0.86%) SAN
3 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (84.48%) SQL Server
2 52 (44.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (35.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (19.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
9 14 (12.07%) RDBMS
9 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
10 13 (11.21%) MySQL
10 13 (11.21%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (8.62%) Sybase ASE
12 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (6.90%) Sybase IQ
14 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) NUnit
1 7 (6.03%) Subversion
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Law
4 6 (5.17%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Back Office
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) .NET
2 10 (8.62%) Web Services
3 7 (6.03%) .NET Framework
3 7 (6.03%) ADO
3 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.03%) Dapper ORM
3 7 (6.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Replication
2 14 (12.07%) Clustering
3 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) NHS
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.86%) Derivative
6 1 (0.86%) FMCG
6 1 (0.86%) Handset
6 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.86%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Windows
2 16 (13.79%) Linux
3 8 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.45%) Windows Vista
6 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.72%) SUSE
7 2 (1.72%) Unix
7 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.14%) Migration
2 20 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (14.66%) ETL
4 17 (14.66%) High Availability
5 10 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.76%) DevOps
7 8 (6.90%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.90%) ITIL
7 8 (6.90%) WFM
8 7 (6.03%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.03%) Database Security
9 6 (5.17%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (4.31%) ETL Development
11 4 (3.45%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.45%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (2.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 108 (93.10%) SQL
2 38 (32.76%) T-SQL
3 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.90%) C#
5 7 (6.03%) VB
6 6 (5.17%) C
6 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.72%) Delphi
7 2 (1.72%) Pascal
7 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.72%) VBA
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.03%) MCITP
3 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) IBM Certification
4 4 (3.45%) OCP
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) MCSA
7 1 (0.86%) Degree
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Nagios
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.59%) SCOM
4 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.86%) Ansible
5 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.86%) Puppet
5 1 (0.86%) Simpana
Vendors
1 33 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.14%) Oracle
3 13 (11.21%) Sybase
4 9 (7.76%) RedGate
4 9 (7.76%) SAP
5 8 (6.90%) Rackspace
6 7 (6.03%) VMware
7 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.45%) IBM
9 3 (2.59%) iManage
10 2 (1.72%) F5
10 2 (1.72%) HP
10 2 (1.72%) SimCorp
10 2 (1.72%) Tableau
10 2 (1.72%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.86%) CommVault
11 1 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.86%) NetApp
11 1 (0.86%) Reuters
11 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com