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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 121 134 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 30 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.59% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 20
Median daily rate £313 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £301 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
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
2961 3885 3081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.02% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1954 2329 1820
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 185 182
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +28 12 £325 -18.75% 1
Manchester -3 12 £300 -20.00% 5
Merseyside +2 3 £375 -6.25% 4
Lancashire -7 1 £110 -68.57% 2
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 60 (90.91%) SQL
2 55 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 31 (46.97%) Microsoft
4 27 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (36.36%) ETL
5 24 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (30.30%) T-SQL
7 19 (28.79%) Windows
8 18 (27.27%) Linux
8 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (25.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (25.76%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (22.73%) Replication
11 14 (21.21%) Migration
12 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
12 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
13 12 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
14 10 (15.15%) Oracle
14 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (15.15%) VMware
14 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (15.15%) High Availability
15 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
15 9 (13.64%) Finance
15 9 (13.64%) Unix
15 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse

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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (25.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
7 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
9 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (7.58%) MySQL
10 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (4.55%) Informix
12 3 (4.55%) Ingres
12 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
1 6 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.52%) LAMP
2 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Replication
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Clustering
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Licensing
4 4 (6.06%) Statistics
5 3 (4.55%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) FMCG
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Linux
3 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.64%) Unix
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) ETL
1 24 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (21.21%) Migration
5 12 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
6 10 (15.15%) High Availability
7 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.58%) CRM
10 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (6.06%) Software Licensing
11 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.55%) Change Management
11 3 (4.55%) Data Encryption
11 3 (4.55%) ERP
11 3 (4.55%) SQL Optimisation
11 3 (4.55%) Web Development
12 2 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (90.91%) SQL
2 20 (30.30%) T-SQL
3 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.06%) PHP
5 3 (4.55%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.03%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle
2 10 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (6.06%) Talend
3 4 (6.06%) Vertica
4 3 (4.55%) IDERA
4 3 (4.55%) iManage
4 3 (4.55%) Informatica
5 2 (3.03%) Cognos
5 2 (3.03%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix
6 1 (1.52%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.52%) ParAccel
6 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau
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