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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / London
Rank 376 348 364
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 24 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 55 40
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £281 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
18510 19632 19967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.97% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13242 13846 14179
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 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 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 -8 7 £381 -15.27% 7
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (80.95%) SQL
3 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (47.62%) Finance
5 18 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 16 (38.10%) Migration
8 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (28.57%) Oracle
11 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (23.81%) ETL
12 10 (23.81%) Replication
12 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
13 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (19.05%) Banking
14 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (19.05%) High Availability
14 8 (19.05%) Clustering
14 8 (19.05%) Linux
14 8 (19.05%) ITIL
15 7 (16.67%) Windows
15 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (14.29%) Database Security
16 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (11.90%) MCITP

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 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) LAN
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (4.76%) MySQL
13 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
13 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
14 1 (2.38%) DTS
14 1 (2.38%) Star Schema
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Replication
2 8 (19.05%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Derivative
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Migration
2 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.81%) ETL
4 8 (19.05%) High Availability
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (14.29%) Database Security
5 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
6 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) ETL Development
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Data Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C
3 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) MCITP
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) IBM Certification
2 4 (9.52%) OCP
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (2.38%) Simpana
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) Sybase
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.38%) Cognos
6 1 (2.38%) CommVault
6 1 (2.38%) EXASOL
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) IDERA
6 1 (2.38%) iManage
6 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.38%) Reuters
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