The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside 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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 -
SQL Server 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
317 312 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.48% 94.83% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 152 101
Median daily rate £350 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £51.67 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside