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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 391 367 352
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 42 54 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 62
Average daily rate £393 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+21.16% -14.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.25 -
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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +38 11 £313 -30.55% 6
Croydon - 2 £431 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £325 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (74.29%) SQL
3 60 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 58 (55.24%) Microsoft
5 57 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (44.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 44 (41.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (39.05%) Performance Tuning
10 33 (31.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 32 (30.48%) Replication
12 30 (28.57%) Migration
13 28 (26.67%) Windows
14 26 (24.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (23.81%) SQL Server 2014
16 24 (22.86%) High Availability
16 24 (22.86%) Clustering
17 22 (20.95%) Finance
17 22 (20.95%) PowerShell
18 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (14.29%) .NET
19 15 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
20 14 (13.33%) C#
21 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
21 13 (12.38%) Windows Server
22 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
23 11 (10.48%) Database Tuning
23 11 (10.48%) Oracle
23 11 (10.48%) Retail
23 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) Kerberos
2 4 (3.81%) SAN
3 3 (2.86%) Firewall
3 3 (2.86%) SSL
3 3 (2.86%) VPN
4 2 (1.90%) DHCP
4 2 (1.90%) DNS
4 2 (1.90%) Internet
4 2 (1.90%) SMTP
5 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (44.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (41.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (31.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (24.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (23.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
9 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (5.71%) MySQL
11 5 (4.76%) DTS
11 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (3.81%) VLDB
13 3 (2.86%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (20.95%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Retail
3 8 (7.62%) Legal
4 7 (6.67%) Law
5 3 (2.86%) Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) Entity Framework
2 3 (2.86%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.48%) Replication
2 24 (22.86%) Clustering
3 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.90%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.62%) Linux
6 6 (5.71%) Unix
6 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (28.57%) Migration
3 24 (22.86%) High Availability
4 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (10.48%) Database Tuning
7 9 (8.57%) Database Security
8 8 (7.62%) Data Security
8 8 (7.62%) Database Mirroring
8 8 (7.62%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.71%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
10 5 (4.76%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.76%) ITIL
10 5 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.81%) ETL
12 3 (2.86%) Algorithmic Trading
12 3 (2.86%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (74.29%) SQL
2 60 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 22 (20.95%) PowerShell
4 14 (13.33%) C#
5 8 (7.62%) C
6 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.81%) VBScript
7 3 (2.86%) Perl
7 3 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (0.95%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (1.90%) MCDBA
1 2 (1.90%) MCTS
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.95%) OCP
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) SCOM
2 2 (1.90%) Nagios
2 2 (1.90%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 58 (55.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) VMware
4 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.81%) Sybase
5 3 (2.86%) iManage
6 2 (1.90%) EMC
6 2 (1.90%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) Recommind
7 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.95%) CA
7 1 (0.95%) IDERA
7 1 (0.95%) Veritas
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