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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 114 116 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 18 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.19% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.20% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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
2922 2481 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.91% 92.96% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1276 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 177 168
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Manchester +8 13 £325 - 9
Merseyside - 4 £200 - 2
Cheshire +4 1 £400 - 4
Lancashire - - - - 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 23 (60.53%) T-SQL
4 22 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (34.21%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (15.79%) .NET
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle
12 6 (15.79%) Replication
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (15.79%) QA
13 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 4 (10.53%) Change Management
13 4 (10.53%) Migration
13 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
14 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
14 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (7.89%) Toad
15 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
15 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
15 2 (5.26%) Citrix
15 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.63%) OLAP
8 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Toad
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ODBC
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Release Management
4 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Campaign Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (2.63%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 23 (60.53%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Northgate
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: Circa £200pd
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago