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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 382 378 354
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 37 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 21
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£333 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.77% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - -
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
22031 23293 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.18% 93.24% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15796 16084 13908
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 386 507
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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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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 +7 19 £375 -6.25% 4
Bromley - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (79.52%) SQL
3 45 (54.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (49.40%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (46.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (40.96%) T-SQL
6 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
7 33 (39.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (31.33%) Replication
9 25 (30.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (22.89%) Windows
12 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
12 18 (21.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (21.69%) Migration
13 17 (20.48%) Clustering
14 16 (19.28%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (14.46%) Oracle
16 12 (14.46%) High Availability
16 12 (14.46%) PowerShell
17 11 (13.25%) Capacity Planning
17 11 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (13.25%) ITIL
18 10 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
18 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (10.84%) Finance

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.20%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (54.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (46.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (39.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (30.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (21.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
11 9 (10.84%) RDBMS
12 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database
13 5 (6.02%) OLTP
14 4 (4.82%) MySQL
14 4 (4.82%) DTS
14 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (4.82%) Big Data
15 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
15 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.20%) MDX
3 1 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) Replication
2 17 (20.48%) Clustering
3 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) Open Source
5 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (9.64%) UNIX
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (21.69%) Migration
3 16 (19.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (14.46%) High Availability
5 11 (13.25%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (13.25%) ITIL
6 10 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.43%) Database Security
8 5 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.02%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.82%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.82%) Change Management
9 4 (4.82%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.61%) Information Management
10 3 (3.61%) ETL
10 3 (3.61%) Release Management
10 3 (3.61%) Line Management
10 3 (3.61%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (79.52%) SQL
2 34 (40.96%) T-SQL
3 12 (14.46%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.61%) C#
4 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.20%) Ruby
6 1 (1.20%) R
6 1 (1.20%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) C
6 1 (1.20%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.43%) MCITP
3 6 (7.23%) Degree
4 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) MCTS
5 3 (3.61%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.61%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) SCOM
2 3 (3.61%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.41%) Ionix
3 2 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Sybase
3 3 (3.61%) Veritas
3 3 (3.61%) Red Gate
4 2 (2.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) Remedy
5 1 (1.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.20%) Sage
5 1 (1.20%) Mercator
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Sun
5 1 (1.20%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.20%) Vertica
5 1 (1.20%) Talend
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