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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 127 132 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.071% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.079% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£400 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - -
SQL Server DBA
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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
2990 2528 2827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.97% 90.29% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 1248 1433
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 185 191
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.02 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 2014. 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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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
Cheshire +7 1 £400 - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (16.67%) PKI
6 1 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) OLAP
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Rate: competitive daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 6 days ago