The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 210 194 198
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 46 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.63% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 18
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £494 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.91% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
SQL DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9169 8688 7867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.86% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5062 4803 3935
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 456 615
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +11 16 £325 -7.14% 8
Kent +4 10 £350 -33.33%
Hampshire -21 6 £320 +6.66% 5
Buckinghamshire - 6 £263 -
Berkshire -20 5 £400 +23.07% 2
West Sussex -16 4 £310 -15.06% 1
East Sussex -11 2 - -
Oxfordshire -20 1 £375 -21.05% 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 72 (93.51%) SQL
2 70 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 41 (53.25%) Performance Tuning
4 35 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (37.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (37.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 20 (25.97%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (23.38%) Oracle
9 17 (22.08%) Replication
9 17 (22.08%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
11 14 (18.18%) ETL
11 14 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (15.58%) Clustering
13 11 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (12.99%) Migration
15 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
16 8 (10.39%) .NET
16 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
16 8 (10.39%) Database Mirroring
17 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
17 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
17 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (9.09%) Data Migration
18 6 (7.79%) MS Office
18 6 (7.79%) Windows

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.30%) MediaWiki
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Office
2 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) SAN
2 1 (1.30%) NAS
2 1 (1.30%) RTP
2 1 (1.30%) FTP
2 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 35 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (37.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (37.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
8 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (5.19%) OLTP
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.90%) SQLPlus
11 2 (2.60%) Star Schema
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.60%) SSDT
12 1 (1.30%) MS Access
12 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) Toad
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (6.49%) Banking
2 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Replication
2 12 (15.58%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Statistics
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) Life Science
4 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) AIX
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (25.97%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (22.08%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (18.18%) ETL
5 11 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (12.99%) Migration
7 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.39%) Database Mirroring
9 7 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.19%) Project Management
10 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.19%) High Availability
11 3 (3.90%) Database Tuning
11 3 (3.90%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (3.90%) CRM
11 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
12 2 (2.60%) Service Management
12 2 (2.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (93.51%) SQL
2 28 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.49%) C#
4 4 (5.19%) Korn
4 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.90%) Perl
5 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.30%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) Java
6 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
1 5 (6.49%) MCTS
2 3 (3.90%) MCITP
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) MCP
3 2 (2.60%) MCDBA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Flashback
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.60%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.60%) SCOM
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Oracle
2 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) Sun
5 2 (2.60%) BMC
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata
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