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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 414 375 370
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 20 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 46
Median daily rate £370 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +32 5 £340 +4.61% 3
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (74.19%) SQL
3 35 (56.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (54.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (51.61%) T-SQL
6 30 (48.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
8 28 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (43.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 24 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (35.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (33.87%) Clustering
13 19 (30.65%) Replication
14 17 (27.42%) Migration
15 15 (24.19%) Windows
16 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
16 14 (22.58%) High Availability
17 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (19.35%) Finance
18 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (16.13%) Retail
19 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Clustering
20 7 (11.29%) Database Security
20 7 (11.29%) SAN
21 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
21 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
21 6 (9.68%) Oracle
21 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
21 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008

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 3 (4.84%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (56.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (54.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (48.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (43.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (35.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (4.84%) MySQL
10 3 (4.84%) OLAP
10 3 (4.84%) OLTP
10 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.84%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (4.84%) VLDB
11 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
1 2 (3.23%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.61%) MDX
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Clustering
2 19 (30.65%) Replication
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.45%) Unix
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (27.42%) Migration
3 14 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (22.58%) High Availability
4 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.29%) Database Security
6 5 (8.06%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.45%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.84%) Refactoring
8 3 (4.84%) Security Management
9 2 (3.23%) Content Management
9 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) ETL
9 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) SQL
2 32 (51.61%) T-SQL
3 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.23%) VBScript
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) MCSE
2 2 (3.23%) OCP
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.61%) MCTS
3 1 (1.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Sybase
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) iManage
6 1 (1.61%) Recommind
6 1 (1.61%) RedGate
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago