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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 216 185 198
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 49 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.60% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £328 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +78.94%
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
9003 8266 7349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.46% 91.37% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4878 4452 3572
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 471 590
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.40 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +21 20 £406 +16.07% 3
Kent +2 11 £350 -33.17% 1
Hampshire -17 6 £298 -7.39% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £263 -32.25%
Berkshire -26 4 £363 +11.53% 5
West Sussex - 4 £310 - 1
East Sussex -5 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 3
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 86 (92.47%) SQL
2 84 (90.32%) SQL Server
3 42 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (37.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (30.11%) T-SQL
8 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (22.58%) Oracle
10 20 (21.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (21.51%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (19.35%) Replication
11 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (16.13%) ETL
14 14 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (12.90%) Clustering
15 12 (12.90%) Migration
16 11 (11.83%) RDBMS
16 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
17 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database
17 10 (10.75%) Windows
17 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
18 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (9.68%) OLTP
19 8 (8.60%) Data Modelling
19 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (8.60%) .NET
19 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2005
20 7 (7.53%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (4.30%) IIS
2 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.08%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) SAN
2 1 (1.08%) RTP
2 1 (1.08%) SSH
2 1 (1.08%) NAS
2 1 (1.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (90.32%) SQL Server
2 39 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (37.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (11.83%) RDBMS
8 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
9 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database
10 9 (9.68%) OLTP
11 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (5.38%) SQLPlus
12 5 (5.38%) OLAP
13 4 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (2.15%) SSDT
14 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (2.15%) Star Schema
15 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.23%) Toad
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (5.38%) Banking
2 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) .NET
2 2 (2.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Replication
2 12 (12.90%) Clustering
3 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.30%) Statistics
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Life Science
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) AIX
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (21.51%) Capacity Planning
2 20 (21.51%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (16.13%) ETL
4 12 (12.90%) Migration
5 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.60%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.53%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.38%) Project Management
10 4 (4.30%) ITIL
10 4 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.30%) High Availability
11 3 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (3.23%) Database Tuning
11 3 (3.23%) CRM
11 3 (3.23%) Change Management
11 3 (3.23%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.23%) Business Continuity
12 2 (2.15%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (92.47%) SQL
2 28 (30.11%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.38%) C#
5 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.30%) Korn
6 3 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (2.15%) Java
8 1 (1.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.45%) Degree
3 6 (6.45%) MCTS
4 5 (5.38%) MCITP
4 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) MCP
5 2 (2.15%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) SCOM
2 3 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.15%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Oracle
2 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) VMware
4 4 (4.30%) BMC
5 3 (3.23%) Sun
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) Dell
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.08%) Symantec
6 1 (1.08%) Sybase
6 1 (1.08%) Teradata
6 1 (1.08%) Endeca
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