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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 361 343 339
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 42 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 32
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£375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £295 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £476 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.55% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.25 - £23.75
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
20303 21377 19446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.64% 92.94% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 14670 13267
Average daily rate £448 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 403 401
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +13 13 £425 +6.25% 8
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
West Drayton - - - - 1
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (89.19%) SQL
3 47 (63.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (54.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (48.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (39.19%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (39.19%) T-SQL
7 24 (32.43%) Replication
8 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
9 20 (27.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (25.68%) Finance
10 19 (25.68%) Windows
11 17 (22.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
14 11 (14.86%) Clustering
14 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
15 10 (13.51%) Oracle
15 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (12.16%) Migration
17 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (10.81%) Database Security
18 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (9.46%) .NET
19 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
19 6 (8.11%) DTS
19 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
19 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
19 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.35%) WorkSite
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) LAN
1 2 (2.70%) WAN
1 2 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (63.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (54.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (48.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (27.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (22.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.11%) DTS
8 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (5.41%) MySQL
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.70%) Big Data
11 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.70%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) ERwin
3 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.35%) MDX
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Replication
2 11 (14.86%) Clustering
3 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.41%) UNIX
5 2 (2.70%) AIX
5 2 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (12.16%) Migration
4 8 (10.81%) Database Security
5 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.76%) ETL
6 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.76%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.41%) High Availability
7 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.05%) ITIL
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (89.19%) SQL
2 29 (39.19%) T-SQL
3 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.41%) VBScript
5 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.70%) VB
6 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.70%) Korn
6 2 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (1.35%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.35%) SRDF
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (4.05%) SCOM
2 2 (2.70%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) CommVault
5 2 (2.70%) Remedy
5 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.70%) Sybase
5 2 (2.70%) HP
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) EMC
6 1 (1.35%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Sun
6 1 (1.35%) Vertica
6 1 (1.35%) Talend
6 1 (1.35%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.35%) OpenText
6 1 (1.35%) Sage
6 1 (1.35%) Mercator
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