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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 203 191 215
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 40 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.65% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.70% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 12
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£375 £316 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +63.91%
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Hampshire -5 12 £440 +10.00% 3
Surrey +3 11 £325 +16.07% 5
Berkshire -4 11 £425 +30.76% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £300 -26.82%
Oxfordshire -6 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 82 (87.23%) SQL Server
2 78 (82.98%) SQL
3 41 (43.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (40.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (35.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (30.85%) Microsoft
7 28 (29.79%) T-SQL
8 26 (27.66%) Replication
8 26 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (26.60%) Windows
10 24 (25.53%) Oracle
11 21 (22.34%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (21.28%) Oracle Database
12 20 (21.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (21.28%) Clustering
13 17 (18.09%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (15.96%) Oracle RMAN
16 14 (14.89%) Migration
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (13.83%) ITIL
18 12 (12.77%) C#
18 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (12.77%) SCOM
19 11 (11.70%) Oracle RAC
19 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
20 10 (10.64%) SAN
20 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
20 10 (10.64%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.19%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) SAN
2 2 (2.13%) VPN
2 2 (2.13%) LAN
2 2 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) NAS
3 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (87.23%) SQL Server
2 41 (43.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (40.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (35.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (21.28%) Oracle Database
6 20 (21.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (18.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (8.51%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (5.32%) MySQL
12 5 (5.32%) OLTP
12 5 (5.32%) SQLPlus
13 4 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.32%) Toad
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (7.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) XML
2 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.38%) .NET
3 4 (4.26%) Middleware
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Replication
2 20 (21.28%) Clustering
3 4 (4.26%) Online Games
4 3 (3.19%) HACMP
5 2 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.60%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (8.51%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) UNIX
4 3 (3.19%) AIX
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.06%) Solaris
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (14.89%) Migration
3 13 (13.83%) ITIL
4 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (8.51%) ETL
6 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.38%) Web Application Development
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.26%) SOA
8 4 (4.26%) Database Security
9 3 (3.19%) CRM
9 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.19%) E-business
10 2 (2.13%) Change Management
10 2 (2.13%) BCP
10 2 (2.13%) ITSM
10 2 (2.13%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.13%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 78 (82.98%) SQL
2 28 (29.79%) T-SQL
3 12 (12.77%) C#
4 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.38%) Java
5 6 (6.38%) C
5 6 (6.38%) PHP
5 6 (6.38%) VB
6 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.26%) Perl
7 4 (4.26%) Korn
8 1 (1.06%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.45%) MCTS
2 7 (7.45%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.38%) Degree
3 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) MCSE
5 2 (2.13%) MCSA
6 1 (1.06%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) SCOM
2 10 (10.64%) Data Guard
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (5.32%) SCCM
5 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (30.85%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.53%) Oracle
3 8 (8.51%) VMware
4 7 (7.45%) BMC
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix
6 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.19%) IBM
7 2 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) EMC
7 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.06%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.06%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
8 1 (1.06%) Veritas
8 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.06%) Symantec
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago