The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 44 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.50% 1.10% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.18% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
SQL DBA
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
380 255 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.00% 93.41% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 156 110
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.29 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, SQL 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 Sheffield region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle