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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 127 122 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 25 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.62% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.66% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 2
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £205 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -55.55%
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
3575 3050 2610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.03% 94.25% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2152 1706 1324
Average daily rate £380 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 182 195
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.28 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £40.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 17 £350 +7.76% 16
Merseyside -3 4 £363 +31.81% 1
Cheshire -5 1 £350 -12.50%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (92.68%) SQL
2 37 (90.24%) SQL Server
3 25 (60.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (46.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
8 13 (31.71%) Windows
8 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (21.95%) Replication
13 8 (19.51%) Migration
13 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (17.07%) Clustering
15 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (14.63%) .NET
15 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
15 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
16 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 5 (12.20%) ITIL
16 5 (12.20%) Benchmarking
16 5 (12.20%) NHS
16 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (12.20%) ETL
16 5 (12.20%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (90.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (60.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (46.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
10 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (4.88%) MS Access
11 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
12 1 (2.44%) MySQL
12 1 (2.44%) OLTP
12 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
12 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) MDX
3 1 (2.44%) ODBC
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Replication
2 7 (17.07%) Clustering
3 5 (12.20%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Benchmarking
3 5 (12.20%) ETL
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.32%) Database Tuning
5 3 (7.32%) High Availability
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Data Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
3 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
2 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Data Guard
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.44%) Legato
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Teradata
3 1 (2.44%) Vertica
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