The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 366 326 328
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 33 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 33
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£370 £371 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £273 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £476 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 - £22.50
SQL Server 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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
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 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +10 9 £350 -3.44% 11
Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (87.14%) SQL
3 40 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (41.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (41.43%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (38.57%) T-SQL
7 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
8 21 (30.00%) Replication
9 20 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (25.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (24.29%) Finance
12 12 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (17.14%) Windows
13 11 (15.71%) Migration
14 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
15 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (12.86%) Database Security
16 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (11.43%) Clustering
16 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
17 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
17 7 (10.00%) .NET
17 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (8.57%) Oracle
18 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
18 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 5 (7.14%) SharePoint

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) WorkSite
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (41.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (25.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
11 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
12 3 (4.29%) DTS
12 3 (4.29%) MS Access
12 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (2.86%) MySQL
13 2 (2.86%) OLTP
13 2 (2.86%) Big Data
13 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
13 2 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.43%) MDX
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Replication
2 8 (11.43%) Clustering
3 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (1.43%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (15.71%) Migration
4 9 (12.86%) Database Security
5 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.14%) ETL
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.71%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.71%) High Availability
10 3 (4.29%) Release Management
10 3 (4.29%) Change Management
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.29%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (2.86%) Database Tuning
11 2 (2.86%) Security Management
11 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (87.14%) SQL
2 27 (38.57%) T-SQL
3 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.43%) R
5 1 (1.43%) VBScript
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) VCP4
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.43%) MCTS
4 1 (1.43%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Sybase
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.43%) Vertica
5 1 (1.43%) Talend
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Sun
5 1 (1.43%) Dell
5 1 (1.43%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.43%) Sage
5 1 (1.43%) Mercator
5 1 (1.43%) Remedy
5 1 (1.43%) Open Text
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