The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / London
Rank 379 351 368
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 17 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 57 36
Median daily rate £395 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £269 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £53.75

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
18340 20393 20020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.80% 95.07% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13137 14442 14116
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 308 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the London region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the London region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 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 -7 4 £338 -22.85% 2
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (74.42%) SQL
3 22 (51.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (41.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
4 18 (41.86%) Finance
5 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (34.88%) Migration
6 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (23.26%) ETL
10 10 (23.26%) Oracle
10 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (18.60%) High Availability
11 8 (18.60%) Replication
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
11 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (16.28%) Windows
13 6 (13.95%) Linux
13 6 (13.95%) ITIL
13 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (13.95%) Banking
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (11.63%) Clustering
15 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS

SQL Server 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 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (51.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (41.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
9 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (4.65%) MySQL
12 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
12 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
12 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Replication
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) FMCG
5 1 (2.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Migration
2 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.26%) ETL
4 8 (18.60%) High Availability
4 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Database Security
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) ETL Development
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Data Management
8 2 (4.65%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (4.65%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.65%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) MCITP
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Certification
2 2 (4.65%) OCP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (6.98%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (2.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Sybase
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos
5 1 (2.33%) CommVault
5 1 (2.33%) EXASOL
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) IDERA
5 1 (2.33%) iManage
5 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.33%) Reuters
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