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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 130 114 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.71% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.77% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 6
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£325 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 - £26.00
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
3390 2870 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.29% 92.55% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1930 1548 1020
Average daily rate £378 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 190 171
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £44.90
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -9 15 £326 -8.42% 8
Cheshire -9 4 £325 - 2
Lancashire +12 2 £325 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 36 (92.31%) SQL
2 32 (82.05%) SQL Server
3 21 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (17.95%) Replication
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (15.38%) Oracle
10 6 (15.38%) Windows
11 5 (12.82%) Migration
11 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (10.26%) .NET
13 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (7.69%) Clustering
13 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (5.13%) Data Management
14 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (5.13%) Degree
14 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
14 2 (5.13%) QA
14 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (82.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.13%) MySQL
9 2 (5.13%) OLAP
9 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.13%) Toad
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ODBC
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Replication
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Data Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) ETL
5 2 (5.13%) Security Patching
5 2 (5.13%) Database Security
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Infor
Southport, Merseyside
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
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