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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 196 220 195
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 65 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 22
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£350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.57
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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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
Hampshire +8 22 £319 -7.06% 5
Surrey +15 19 £350 -9.67% 4
West Sussex -1 7 £338 +58.82% 2
Berkshire +3 4 £413 +21.32% 11
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £350 +16.66% 3
Oxfordshire -23 4 £378 +4.13% 1
East Sussex -6 3 £425 +13.33% 1
Kent -6 1 £325 -18.75%
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 99 (90.83%) SQL
1 99 (90.83%) SQL Server
2 50 (45.87%) T-SQL
2 50 (45.87%) Performance Tuning
3 49 (44.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (43.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (35.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (33.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
8 24 (22.02%) Replication
9 22 (20.18%) Migration
9 22 (20.18%) Oracle
10 20 (18.35%) Clustering
11 19 (17.43%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (15.60%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (14.68%) Windows
14 15 (13.76%) Finance
14 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (12.84%) Data Migration
15 14 (12.84%) ETL
15 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
16 13 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
18 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
19 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (9.17%) VMware
20 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
20 8 (7.34%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.92%) WordPress
2 1 (0.92%) Lync
2 1 (0.92%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) FTP
1 2 (1.83%) SAN
1 2 (1.83%) SSH
1 2 (1.83%) NAS
2 1 (0.92%) Network Security
2 1 (0.92%) RTP
2 1 (0.92%) VPN
2 1 (0.92%) LAN
2 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (90.83%) SQL Server
2 49 (44.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (43.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (35.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (33.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (6.42%) RDBMS
9 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
10 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
10 6 (5.50%) OLTP
11 4 (3.67%) MySQL
11 4 (3.67%) Big Data
12 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.83%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.83%) SSDT
14 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.76%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Marketing
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) XML
3 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Replication
2 20 (18.35%) Clustering
3 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.83%) NHS
3 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) Statistics
4 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Linux
2 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) UNIX
4 3 (2.75%) Solaris
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.87%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (20.18%) Migration
3 19 (17.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (15.60%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (12.84%) Data Migration
5 14 (12.84%) ETL
6 13 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.34%) CRM
8 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.50%) High Availability
10 6 (5.50%) Database Mirroring
11 5 (4.59%) ITIL
11 5 (4.59%) Business Continuity
12 4 (3.67%) Change Management
12 4 (3.67%) UML
12 4 (3.67%) Project Management
12 4 (3.67%) Performance Testing
12 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (90.83%) SQL
2 50 (45.87%) T-SQL
3 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.42%) C#
5 3 (2.75%) C++
5 3 (2.75%) Java
5 3 (2.75%) VBScript
6 2 (1.83%) Python
7 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.92%) Korn
7 1 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.42%) MCTS
2 7 (6.42%) Degree
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) MCITP
4 2 (1.83%) MCP
4 2 (1.83%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) SCOM
2 4 (3.67%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.18%) Oracle
3 10 (9.17%) VMware
4 4 (3.67%) BMC
5 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.75%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.83%) Symantec
6 2 (1.83%) Sun
6 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 1 (0.92%) Cognos
7 1 (0.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.92%) Teradata
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