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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / North West
Rank 115 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 21 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.70% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.74% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 11
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £292 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.33%

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
2500 3644 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.72% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 2167 1690
Median daily rate £375 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 168 187
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +9 13 £300 -14.40% 7
Cheshire +26 4 £325 -13.33% 6
Merseyside +2 2 £375 +3.44% 3
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 55 (96.49%) SQL
2 49 (85.96%) SQL Server
3 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 28 (49.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (43.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (38.60%) ETL
6 20 (35.09%) T-SQL
6 20 (35.09%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (31.58%) Windows
8 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (26.32%) Replication
9 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
11 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (21.05%) Linux
12 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
13 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (19.30%) Database Mirroring
13 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (17.54%) Migration
15 9 (15.79%) VMware
15 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (15.79%) High Availability
15 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (15.79%) Oracle
15 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
16 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (14.04%) Finance

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 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Network Security
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (85.96%) SQL Server
2 28 (49.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (43.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (8.77%) MySQL
10 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
12 3 (5.26%) Informix
12 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) LAMP
2 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Replication
2 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Clustering
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Licensing
4 4 (7.02%) Statistics
5 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.28%) Unix
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) CentOS
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ETL
2 20 (35.09%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) Database Mirroring
6 10 (17.54%) Migration
7 9 (15.79%) High Availability
8 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.77%) CRM
9 5 (8.77%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.02%) Software Licensing
11 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (5.26%) Change Management
11 3 (5.26%) Data Encryption
11 3 (5.26%) SQL Optimisation
12 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.51%) ETL Development
12 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) T-SQL
3 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) R
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) MCSE
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 3 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (5.26%) IDERA
3 3 (5.26%) Talend
4 2 (3.51%) Cognos
4 2 (3.51%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.51%) iManage
4 2 (3.51%) Informatica
4 2 (3.51%) Tableau
4 2 (3.51%) Vertica
5 1 (1.75%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.75%) ParAccel
5 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
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