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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 44 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.12% - 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% - 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 9
Median daily rate £400 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 - £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
343 405 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.08% 94.85% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 274 142
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) Replication
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) High Availability
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Clustering
7 3 (18.75%) Server Building
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (12.50%) Fintech
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Big Data
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (12.50%) Statistics
8 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase IQ
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Server Building
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase