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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 375 366 369
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 45 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 35
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £363 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average 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
21603 21834 22464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.84% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15097 14934 15284
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 404 467
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 -1 18 £322 -28.55% 7
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (83.33%) SQL
3 50 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (47.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (46.67%) T-SQL
6 38 (42.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 30 (33.33%) Windows
9 26 (28.89%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (27.78%) Clustering
11 23 (25.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (21.11%) Finance
13 19 (21.11%) Replication
13 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
13 19 (21.11%) Oracle
14 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (12.22%) VMware
15 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (11.11%) ITIL
16 10 (11.11%) High Availability
16 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (10.00%) Migration
17 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (8.89%) MySQL

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Project
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
4 2 (2.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SAN
2 4 (4.44%) LAN
2 4 (4.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (47.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (42.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (25.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (8.89%) MySQL
9 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (7.78%) DTS
11 6 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
12 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
14 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
14 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
14 1 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.11%) ERwin
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.11%) Law
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) .NET
1 7 (7.78%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) MDX
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Clustering
2 19 (21.11%) Replication
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.33%) NHS
6 2 (2.22%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.11%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.11%) Equities
7 1 (1.11%) Derivative
7 1 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.11%) Statistics
7 1 (1.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.67%) UNIX
5 5 (5.56%) Linux
6 4 (4.44%) AIX
7 3 (3.33%) Solaris
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.22%) CentOS
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (11.11%) ITIL
3 10 (11.11%) High Availability
4 9 (10.00%) Migration
4 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (8.89%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.56%) Scrum
7 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.33%) Database Security
9 3 (3.33%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.33%) Resource Management
9 3 (3.33%) Project Management
9 3 (3.33%) Service Management
10 2 (2.22%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 75 (83.33%) SQL
2 42 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.44%) C#
5 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.44%) Korn
6 3 (3.33%) VBScript
7 2 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.22%) MCSE
3 2 (2.22%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) MCP
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) MCSA
4 1 (1.11%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.11%) OCP
4 1 (1.11%) RHCE
4 1 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCOM
2 4 (4.44%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.11%) Foglight
4 1 (1.11%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) Oracle
3 11 (12.22%) VMware
4 5 (5.56%) IBM
5 4 (4.44%) 3PAR
5 4 (4.44%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) Dell
6 3 (3.33%) Sybase
6 3 (3.33%) CommVault
6 3 (3.33%) Veritas
7 2 (2.22%) Red Gate
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (1.11%) NetApp
8 1 (1.11%) EMC
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.11%) Remedy
8 1 (1.11%) Wall Street Systems
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