The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 136 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 4
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£350 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £227 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £393 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.57
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
3613 2835 2532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.02% 93.56% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2135 1538 1212
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 189 196
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 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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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
Manchester +4 19 £350 +64.70% 5
Cheshire -14 4 £356 -2.06% 5
Merseyside - 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 44 (93.62%) SQL
2 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
3 27 (57.45%) T-SQL
4 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (19.15%) Replication
10 7 (14.89%) ETL
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (10.64%) Clustering
12 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (10.64%) MySQL
12 5 (10.64%) OLAP
13 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (8.51%) Migration
13 4 (8.51%) Database Mirroring
14 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
14 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (6.38%) Finance
14 3 (6.38%) NHS
14 3 (6.38%) .NET
14 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
15 2 (4.26%) ITIL
15 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (80.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (10.64%) OLAP
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.64%) MySQL
7 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (4.26%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Replication
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.89%) ETL
3 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.51%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.26%) Database Security
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.13%) Release Management
6 1 (2.13%) CRM
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) SQL
2 27 (57.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Infor
3 1 (2.13%) Percona
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