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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 156 130 105
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -25
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.57% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.60% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 13
Median daily rate £300 £331 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £308 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.08% -
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
3705 3487 2964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.61% 94.65% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2255 1980 1583
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 208 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -26 4 £338 - 5
Cheshire -7 3 £313 -3.84%
Merseyside - 2 £223 - 2
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Clustering
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.00%) Replication
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) High Availability
10 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (8.00%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (8.00%) Finance
10 2 (8.00%) NHS
10 2 (8.00%) CRM
11 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (4.00%) ETL
11 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
11 1 (4.00%) DNS
11 1 (4.00%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) MS Access
8 1 (4.00%) OLTP
8 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Database Security
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft