The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 110 116 98
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 19 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.45% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.49% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 31
Average daily rate
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£344 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £349 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +78.32%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2840 2467 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.57% 92.40% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1176 1516
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 189 225
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
SQL DBA
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 13 £363 -6.45% 5
Manchester -4 4 £213 - 5
Lancashire -13 2 £363 +45.00% 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 50 (98.04%) SQL
2 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 22 (43.14%) T-SQL
4 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (29.41%) Oracle
7 14 (27.45%) Migration
7 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database
7 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (21.57%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (21.57%) Replication
11 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (17.65%) Database Tuning
11 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.69%) Clustering
13 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
13 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
14 6 (11.76%) Windows
14 6 (11.76%) .NET
15 5 (9.80%) DTS
15 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
15 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
16 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) JCAPS
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) VLAN
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database
4 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (9.80%) DTS
10 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (3.92%) OLAP
13 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
13 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Local Government
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Replication
2 8 (15.69%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) PMI
4 2 (3.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.96%) DTV
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Migration
2 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (21.57%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (17.65%) Database Tuning
4 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (3.92%) Database Security
8 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.96%) Information Security
9 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Release Management
9 1 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) VB
4 1 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) HL7
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Citrix
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) CommVault
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
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