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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / North West
Rank 107 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 26 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.42% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 14
Median daily rate £338 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
2489 3585 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.89% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 2128 1723
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 194 200
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +20 20 £328 -6.49% 7
Cheshire +33 5 £350 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 57 (96.61%) SQL
2 54 (91.53%) SQL Server
3 34 (57.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
5 29 (49.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (35.59%) Windows
7 18 (30.51%) ETL
7 18 (30.51%) T-SQL
7 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (30.51%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
8 17 (28.81%) Replication
9 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
11 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (22.03%) High Availability
11 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (20.34%) Database Mirroring
13 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (16.95%) Migration
14 10 (16.95%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (15.25%) Linux
15 9 (15.25%) Finance
15 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (13.56%) .NET
17 7 (11.86%) Oracle
17 7 (11.86%) CRM
17 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c

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 6 (10.17%) IIS
1 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (91.53%) SQL Server
2 34 (57.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (49.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (16.95%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
8 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (6.78%) MySQL
11 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
12 3 (5.08%) Ingres
12 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (5.08%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) JSON
3 1 (1.69%) LAMP
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Replication
2 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Clustering
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.25%) Linux
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.17%) Unix
7 1 (1.69%) CentOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ETL
1 18 (30.51%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (22.03%) High Availability
4 12 (20.34%) Database Mirroring
5 10 (16.95%) Migration
6 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.86%) CRM
8 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (10.17%) SQL Optimisation
9 5 (8.47%) Change Management
9 5 (8.47%) Document Management
10 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (6.78%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (6.78%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (6.78%) Software Licensing
10 4 (6.78%) Statistics
11 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) SQL
2 18 (30.51%) T-SQL
3 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.47%) C++
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) PHP
5 2 (3.39%) R
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Data Guard
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) IDERA
4 3 (5.08%) Tableau
5 2 (3.39%) Cognos
5 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.69%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) iManage
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.69%) Talend
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