The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 29 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.41% 1.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 234 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.27% 94.35% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 126 169
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL DBA
Oxfordshire

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Oxford region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Oxford region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SugarCRM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SugarCRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau