The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 123 139 113
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 32 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.65% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.68% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 22
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £313 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-50.96% -17.11%
SQL 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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3350 4279 2968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.17% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 2605 1693
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 213 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Cheshire +11 15 £300 -14.28% 5
Manchester -19 6 £363 -3.33% 9
Merseyside +8 4 £283 - 1
Lancashire +18 3 £325 -13.33%
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, SQL 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 North West region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 43 (87.76%) SQL
2 37 (75.51%) SQL Server
3 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (40.82%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (30.61%) Linux
7 11 (22.45%) Migration
7 11 (22.45%) ETL
7 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (14.29%) VMware
10 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (14.29%) Windows
10 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
12 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
12 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (10.20%) Clustering
12 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (10.20%) CRM
12 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
12 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.20%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (8.16%) Oracle
13 4 (8.16%) Unix

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) DAB
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (75.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.04%) OLTP
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.12%) Advertising
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
2 3 (6.12%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.16%) Unix
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.45%) ETL
3 11 (22.45%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) CRM
4 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.16%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (8.16%) High Availability
6 3 (6.12%) ERP
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Optimisation
6 3 (6.12%) Web Development
7 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.04%) Analytics
8 1 (2.04%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (2.04%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.04%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.12%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.12%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Vertica
4 3 (6.12%) iManage
4 3 (6.12%) Talend
5 2 (4.08%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.04%) ParAccel
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago