The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 30 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.14% 1.65% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.72% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +135.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £340 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £400 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £26.00
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
247 174 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.56% 95.60% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 111 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.19 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -37.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £10.71 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £34.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

SQL DBA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Sybase
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase IQ
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase