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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 126 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 27 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.77% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 11
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
3470 3637 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.83% 95.01% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 2141 1584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 190 193
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +0.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 July 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 July 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
Manchester -14 9 £338 - 9
Cheshire +3 8 £313 -12.28% 3
Merseyside +3 7 £249 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £325 - 3
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 13 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (22.86%) Migration
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) Windows
8 6 (17.14%) ETL
8 6 (17.14%) Clustering
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
10 4 (11.43%) Database Mirroring
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (11.43%) CRM
10 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
11 3 (8.57%) Java
11 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
11 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (8.57%) VMware
11 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (8.57%) NHS
11 3 (8.57%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (8.57%) Windows Server

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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) DAB
2 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.86%) DB2
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) ERP
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 1 (2.86%) Database Security
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.86%) Legato
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Vertica
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) iManage
3 2 (5.71%) Informatica
3 2 (5.71%) Talend
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
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