The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 64 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
- -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.75
SQL Server DBA
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
659 907 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.52% 95.27% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 514 523
Median daily rate £389 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 80 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Reading region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle