The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 143 147 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £325 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
3471 3591 2881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.86% 95.08% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2166 2090 1565
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 194 189
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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 +7 5 £313 - 3
Manchester -9 3 £325 -13.33% 4
Merseyside - 3 £325 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) High Availability
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (13.33%) iManage
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) vSphere
7 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) ETL
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce

SQL Server 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) iManage
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