The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +78.32%
SQL DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
220 224 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 89.80% 91.06% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 131 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £22.60 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Merseyside region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Merseyside region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Liverpool - - - - 1
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) HL7
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) JCAPS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NHS

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault