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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 114 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.48% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.52% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £240 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £213 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £302 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £306 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+232.75% +78.32%
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
2900 2679 3058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.50% 92.54% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1313 1560
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 201 224
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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
Cheshire +12 15 £364 - 2
Manchester -11 3 £213 - 5
Lancashire -13 3 £368 +47.00% 2
Merseyside - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 49 (98.00%) SQL
2 38 (76.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (48.00%) T-SQL
4 21 (42.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (30.00%) Migration
7 14 (28.00%) Oracle
7 14 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (26.00%) Replication
9 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
10 11 (22.00%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (18.00%) Database Tuning
13 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
14 7 (14.00%) Clustering
15 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
15 6 (12.00%) Windows
15 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
16 5 (10.00%) .NET
16 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
17 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (6.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) JCAPS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (42.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
7 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (6.00%) DTS
10 3 (6.00%) OLAP
11 2 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (4.00%) Data Mart
12 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Replication
2 7 (14.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) PMI
4 2 (4.00%) GIS
5 1 (2.00%) DTV
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Migration
2 14 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (22.00%) Performance Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Database Tuning
5 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.00%) Database Security
9 2 (4.00%) Campaign Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (4.00%) Time Management
9 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.00%) ETL
9 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.00%) Change Management
10 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) SQL
2 24 (48.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) VB
3 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) CommVault
5 1 (2.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
Salford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago