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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 207 184 207
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 47 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.68% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 20
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£338 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £48.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
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 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 15 £350 -2.77% 3
Kent +12 10 £350 -33.49% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £263 - 3
Hampshire -10 7 £325 +8.33% 3
Berkshire -19 5 £400 +23.07% 3
West Sussex -16 3 - - 3
East Sussex -15 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire -24 1 £375 - 2
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 69 (93.24%) SQL
2 67 (90.54%) SQL Server
3 36 (48.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (48.65%) Performance Tuning
4 33 (44.59%) T-SQL
5 31 (41.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (25.68%) Replication
7 19 (25.68%) Oracle
8 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 18 (24.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (21.62%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (20.27%) Clustering
10 15 (20.27%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (18.92%) ETL
12 11 (14.86%) Migration
12 11 (14.86%) Database Mirroring
13 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
14 8 (10.81%) Windows
14 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
15 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (9.46%) VMware
15 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (9.46%) .NET
15 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
16 6 (8.11%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.05%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Lync
2 1 (1.35%) MediaWiki
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) SAN
2 2 (2.70%) FTP
2 2 (2.70%) SSH
2 2 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (90.54%) SQL Server
2 36 (48.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (41.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (24.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
8 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
8 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
9 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (5.41%) OLTP
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (4.05%) SQLPlus
11 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.70%) SSDT
11 2 (2.70%) Star Schema
11 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Toad
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.11%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Replication
2 15 (20.27%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.35%) Life Science
4 1 (1.35%) Statistics
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.05%) UNIX
2 3 (4.05%) AIX
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Solaris
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (21.62%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (20.27%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (18.92%) ETL
5 11 (14.86%) Migration
5 11 (14.86%) Database Mirroring
6 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
8 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.11%) CRM
10 5 (6.76%) BCP
11 4 (5.41%) Performance Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (4.05%) Database Tuning
12 3 (4.05%) High Availability
12 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.05%) Change Management
12 3 (4.05%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 69 (93.24%) SQL
2 33 (44.59%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.41%) C#
3 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.41%) Korn
3 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.05%) Perl
4 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.35%) PHP
6 1 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (8.11%) MCTS
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) MCITP
3 2 (2.70%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Data Guard
1 3 (4.05%) SCOM
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Oracle
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) Sun
5 2 (2.70%) Symantec
5 2 (2.70%) BMC
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.35%) Teradata
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
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