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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 226 226 176
Rank change year-on-year
0 -50
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 32 28 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.30% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.31% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 35
Average daily rate £410 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -55.55%
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
8011 8890 7964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 93.80% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4827 4759 4142
Average daily rate £385 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 434 467
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 9 £410 +2.50% 1
West Sussex +14 8 £413 +33.06%
Hampshire +2 7 £413 +28.90% 7
Kent -8 3 £346 +2.59% 5
Middlesex - 2 £338 -
Berkshire +5 1 £375 -2.59% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 3
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 2
Sussex - 1 £430 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 74 (93.67%) SQL
2 64 (81.01%) SQL Server
3 28 (35.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
5 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (26.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (25.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (24.05%) Finance
9 18 (22.78%) T-SQL
10 17 (21.52%) Oracle
10 17 (21.52%) Windows
10 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (20.25%) Migration
12 14 (17.72%) IBM
13 13 (16.46%) Unix
13 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
14 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (13.92%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (12.66%) High Availability
16 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
16 10 (12.66%) ITIL
17 9 (11.39%) AIX
17 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
18 8 (10.13%) Netezza
18 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
18 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
18 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2000
18 8 (10.13%) Cognizant

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (3.80%) SAN
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (81.01%) SQL Server
2 28 (35.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (26.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (25.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (21.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
8 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (10.13%) DataStage
10 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
12 6 (7.59%) MySQL
12 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
13 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
15 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (1.27%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Marketing
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) XML
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.80%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Windows
2 13 (16.46%) Unix
3 9 (11.39%) AIX
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.86%) Linux
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.27%) Solaris
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Migration
2 11 (13.92%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (12.66%) High Availability
3 10 (12.66%) ITIL
4 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.59%) ETL
6 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.33%) OO
6 5 (6.33%) Server Building
6 5 (6.33%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.06%) Database Security
7 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.80%) Project Management
9 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.53%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.53%) Performance Optimisation
9 2 (2.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (93.67%) SQL
2 18 (22.78%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
3 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.59%) VBScript
5 4 (5.06%) C#
5 4 (5.06%) C++
5 4 (5.06%) Java
6 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) MCITP
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) MCSA
4 2 (2.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) Oracle
3 14 (17.72%) IBM
4 8 (10.13%) Cognizant
4 8 (10.13%) Informatica
4 8 (10.13%) Netezza
5 6 (7.59%) Cognos
6 5 (6.33%) VMware
7 4 (5.06%) Red Gate
7 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.53%) Citrix
8 2 (2.53%) Remedy
9 1 (1.27%) IFS
9 1 (1.27%) Siebel
9 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
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