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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / North West
Rank 134 143 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.31% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.32% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Median daily rate - £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.13

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
2503 3711 2925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.72% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2213 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 170 187
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 +8 2 - - 3
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (20.00%) Migration
10 4 (20.00%) Replication
10 4 (20.00%) ETL
10 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) Windows
11 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Licensing
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (15.00%) Software Licensing
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (15.00%) MongoDB

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) Ingres
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) R
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) iManage
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau
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