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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 116 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 19 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.40% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.43% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £221 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £349 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
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
2829 2530 2947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.43% 92.47% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1210 1497
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 196 226
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.10 £41.65
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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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
Cheshire +11 13 £364 -6.12% 5
Manchester -1 3 £213 - 7
Lancashire -8 2 £363 +45.00% 3
Merseyside - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 52 (98.11%) SQL
2 38 (71.70%) SQL Server
3 25 (47.17%) T-SQL
4 21 (39.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (35.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (28.30%) Oracle
6 15 (28.30%) Migration
7 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
7 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (24.53%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (22.64%) Replication
10 11 (20.75%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (16.98%) Database Tuning
12 9 (16.98%) Clustering
12 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
13 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
14 6 (11.32%) Windows
14 6 (11.32%) .NET
14 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
15 5 (9.43%) DTS
15 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
16 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
16 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.66%) JCAPS
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) VLAN
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (71.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (39.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (35.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
5 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (9.43%) DTS
9 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.77%) OLAP
10 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Local Government
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Replication
2 9 (16.98%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) PMI
4 2 (3.77%) GIS
5 1 (1.89%) DTV
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Migration
2 13 (24.53%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (20.75%) Performance Analysis
4 9 (16.98%) Database Tuning
5 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.77%) Database Security
10 2 (3.77%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (3.77%) ETL
10 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.89%) Change Management
11 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.89%) Project Management
11 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) SQL
2 25 (47.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) HL7
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Citrix
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) CommVault
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Sybase
6 1 (1.89%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.89%) Wincor Nixdorf
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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