The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 149 138 130
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.097% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £395 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
SQL Server 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
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the North West region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the North West region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 8 £381 - 7
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (33.33%) Replication
7 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (22.22%) Clustering
10 3 (16.67%) ETL
10 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
10 3 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle
10 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
11 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 2 (11.11%) High Availability
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
11 2 (11.11%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 3 (16.67%) ETL
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) ETL Development
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
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