The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 299 307 272
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 102 111 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 74 91
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £51.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +78.32%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
SQL DBA
England

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 +20 33 £375 -6.25% 15
Bromley 0 1 - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 192 (88.48%) SQL
2 176 (81.11%) SQL Server
3 91 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (41.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 74 (34.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
7 67 (30.88%) T-SQL
8 62 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 58 (26.73%) Microsoft
10 56 (25.81%) Replication
11 49 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 48 (22.12%) Finance
13 47 (21.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 46 (21.20%) Oracle
15 42 (19.35%) Windows
16 38 (17.51%) Clustering
16 38 (17.51%) Banking
17 32 (14.75%) Oracle Database
18 31 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
19 29 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (12.44%) Migration
21 25 (11.52%) SQL Server 2000
22 23 (10.60%) ITIL
22 23 (10.60%) Capacity Planning
23 22 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
24 21 (9.68%) Linux
25 20 (9.22%) High Availability
25 20 (9.22%) Relational Database
26 19 (8.76%) MCITP
26 19 (8.76%) Business Intelligence

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 13 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.84%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.61%) SAN
2 3 (1.38%) NAS
3 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (81.11%) SQL Server
2 91 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 90 (41.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (34.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 47 (21.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (14.75%) Oracle Database
9 25 (11.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 22 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (9.22%) Relational Database
12 19 (8.76%) DTS
13 18 (8.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (7.37%) RDBMS
15 15 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (4.61%) Sybase ASE
17 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 6 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
19 5 (2.30%) OLTP
20 4 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (6.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.46%) JIRA
4 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (22.12%) Finance
2 38 (17.51%) Banking
3 6 (2.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.84%) Retail
4 4 (1.84%) Legal
4 4 (1.84%) Advertising
4 4 (1.84%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.38%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.07%) .NET
2 5 (2.30%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.92%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.81%) Replication
2 38 (17.51%) Clustering
3 6 (2.76%) Statistics
4 4 (1.84%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.38%) NHS
5 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.35%) Windows
2 21 (9.68%) Linux
3 16 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.99%) UNIX
6 10 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (12.44%) Migration
4 23 (10.60%) ITIL
4 23 (10.60%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (9.22%) High Availability
6 19 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 14 (6.45%) ETL
8 10 (4.61%) Server Monitoring
9 9 (4.15%) Database Tuning
9 9 (4.15%) Database Security
9 9 (4.15%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.69%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.76%) Data Modelling
12 6 (2.76%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (2.30%) Performance Analysis
13 5 (2.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 192 (88.48%) SQL
2 67 (30.88%) T-SQL
3 15 (6.91%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.15%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.23%) Perl
6 5 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.84%) Korn
7 4 (1.84%) C#
8 2 (0.92%) Java
8 2 (0.92%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.46%) VBScript
9 1 (0.46%) VB
9 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.76%) MCITP
3 12 (5.53%) MCDBA
4 10 (4.61%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.23%) MCTS
6 6 (2.76%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.84%) OCP
7 4 (1.84%) MCSA
8 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.92%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.46%) Degree
9 1 (0.46%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (5.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.53%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.69%) SCOM
3 4 (1.84%) SCCM
4 3 (1.38%) Ionix
5 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.92%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 58 (26.73%) Microsoft
2 46 (21.20%) Oracle
3 14 (6.45%) Sybase
4 10 (4.61%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.84%) IBM
6 3 (1.38%) Remedy
6 3 (1.38%) VMware
7 2 (0.92%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.46%) Informatica
8 1 (0.46%) Veritas
8 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.46%) Mercator
8 1 (0.46%) Siebel
8 1 (0.46%) Sun
8 1 (0.46%) Talend
8 1 (0.46%) DataFlux
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £280 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago