The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 195 202 211
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 55 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 18
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £405 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL DBA
England

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 18 April 2014.

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +10 21 £325 -19.25% 6
Hampshire +10 16 £300 -11.76% 12
Surrey -10 6 £350 +16.66% 5
East Sussex -6 4 £300 -20.00% 2
Middlesex - 4 £300 -
Kent +6 3 £525 +16.66% 3
Oxfordshire -4 1 £475 +65.21% 7
West Sussex - 1 £365 - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 103 (86.55%) SQL Server
2 101 (84.87%) SQL
3 41 (34.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (27.73%) T-SQL
5 30 (25.21%) Replication
6 28 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (22.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
9 23 (19.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (18.49%) Oracle
11 21 (17.65%) Clustering
12 20 (16.81%) Windows
13 19 (15.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (11.76%) ETL
15 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
16 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (10.92%) VMware
17 11 (9.24%) .NET
17 11 (9.24%) C#
18 10 (8.40%) DV Cleared
18 10 (8.40%) Oracle Database
18 10 (8.40%) CESG
19 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
19 8 (6.72%) Oracle RAC
19 8 (6.72%) Database Tuning
20 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
20 7 (5.88%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) Apache
2 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.84%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.84%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) SAN
2 3 (2.52%) LAN
3 2 (1.68%) WAN
3 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.84%) SSL
4 1 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (86.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (34.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (22.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (19.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (15.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (8.40%) Oracle Database
9 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (3.36%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.52%) DTS
12 3 (2.52%) SQLPlus
13 2 (1.68%) OLTP
13 2 (1.68%) Oracle Discoverer
14 1 (0.84%) QlikView
14 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Toad
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (4.20%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Games
3 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) .NET
2 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.52%) XML
4 2 (1.68%) Ajax
4 2 (1.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.21%) Replication
2 21 (17.65%) Clustering
3 10 (8.40%) CESG
4 4 (3.36%) Online Games
5 3 (2.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.81%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.68%) Solaris
4 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.68%) UNIX
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.76%) ETL
4 8 (6.72%) Database Tuning
5 6 (5.04%) ITIL
6 5 (4.20%) High Availability
6 5 (4.20%) Web Application Development
6 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.20%) Migration
6 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.52%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.52%) Database Security
7 3 (2.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.68%) Data Analysis
8 2 (1.68%) Business Analysis
8 2 (1.68%) BCP
8 2 (1.68%) E-business
8 2 (1.68%) SOA
8 2 (1.68%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (84.87%) SQL
2 33 (27.73%) T-SQL
3 11 (9.24%) C#
4 7 (5.88%) Java
4 7 (5.88%) VB
5 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.20%) C
6 5 (4.20%) PHP
7 3 (2.52%) Perl
7 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.52%) Korn
8 1 (0.84%) Python
8 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.40%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) Degree
3 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.04%) vSphere
4 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.36%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.84%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.84%) Foglight
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.49%) Oracle
3 13 (10.92%) VMware
4 5 (4.20%) NetApp
5 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.68%) Symantec
6 2 (1.68%) HP
6 2 (1.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.84%) Tableau
7 1 (0.84%) Sybase
7 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.84%) Sun
7 1 (0.84%) Veritas
7 1 (0.84%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) Informatica
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