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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 118 146 114
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 34 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 0.60% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.63% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 16
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -72.22%
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
3279 4123 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 95.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2068 2463 1603
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 204 186
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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
Cheshire +14 13 £313 -10.71% 3
Manchester -6 8 £375 +7.14% 7
Merseyside +10 6 £290 - 1
Lancashire +17 3 £325 -7.14%
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (43.18%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (27.27%) Linux
7 11 (25.00%) Migration
8 10 (22.73%) ETL
8 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
11 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (13.64%) Clustering
13 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
13 5 (11.36%) VMware
13 5 (11.36%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (9.09%) Vertica
14 4 (9.09%) High Availability
14 4 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
14 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
14 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (9.09%) Windows
14 4 (9.09%) CRM
14 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce

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 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) DAB
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.27%) DB2
10 1 (2.27%) MySQL
10 1 (2.27%) OLAP
10 1 (2.27%) OLTP
10 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.27%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) NHS
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Migration
4 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (22.73%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Optimisation
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.55%) ERP
7 2 (4.55%) Web Development
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
8 1 (2.27%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL
8 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Vertica
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Talend
5 2 (4.55%) iManage
5 2 (4.55%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.27%) ParAccel
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago