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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 371 379 335
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -44
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 38 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 26
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - £86.25
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +12 19 £375 +4.89% 4
Croydon - 1 £425 - 1
South Croydon - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (81.82%) SQL
3 42 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (48.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (41.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (40.26%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (38.96%) T-SQL
8 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (27.27%) Replication
11 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (19.48%) Windows
12 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
13 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (18.18%) Finance
14 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
15 12 (15.58%) Migration
15 12 (15.58%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (15.58%) Clustering
16 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (14.29%) Oracle
16 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
17 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (12.99%) RDBMS
18 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
18 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
19 8 (10.39%) Database Security
19 8 (10.39%) UNIX

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.30%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (48.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (41.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 10 (12.99%) RDBMS
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (6.49%) MySQL
12 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
13 4 (5.19%) Big Data
13 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (3.90%) DTS
15 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) MDX
3 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Replication
2 12 (15.58%) Clustering
3 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Open Source
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.30%) DTV
7 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.30%) Statistics
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) UNIX
2 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (15.58%) Migration
2 12 (15.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.39%) Database Security
6 7 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.49%) Change Management
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL
8 5 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.19%) Line Management
9 4 (5.19%) High Availability
9 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.19%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.19%) ETL
10 3 (3.90%) Release Management
10 3 (3.90%) Information Management
10 3 (3.90%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (81.82%) SQL
2 30 (38.96%) T-SQL
3 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.90%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) Perl
5 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) Java
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) MCITP
4 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.90%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Veritas
3 3 (3.90%) Sybase
3 3 (3.90%) Red Gate
4 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.30%) Sage
5 1 (1.30%) Sun
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Vertica
5 1 (1.30%) Talend
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