The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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 Reading 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 Server Database Administrator
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 710 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.20% 91.97% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 303 350
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 46
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL Server DBA
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SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) CESG
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle