The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 224 214 212
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.48% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 26
Median daily rate £400 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
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
7259 8921 9385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.71% 94.87% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 5155 5152
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 504 515
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 5 £219 -41.66% 1
Berkshire +9 5 £388 +3.33% 2
Surrey +17 4 £375 -5.66% 4
Kent +4 4 £431 +24.54%
Buckinghamshire +10 2 - -
Middlesex -1 1 - -
Oxfordshire -1 1 £525 +176.31% 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, SQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 54 (93.10%) SQL Server
2 51 (87.93%) SQL
3 25 (43.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (39.66%) Oracle
4 23 (39.66%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 21 (36.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (36.21%) T-SQL
6 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (22.41%) Replication
9 13 (22.41%) Clustering
9 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (22.41%) High Availability
10 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
10 12 (20.69%) Windows
10 12 (20.69%) Finance
10 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.52%) Migration
12 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
13 8 (13.79%) ETL
13 8 (13.79%) C#
13 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
13 8 (13.79%) .NET
14 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
14 7 (12.07%) Banking
15 6 (10.34%) Oracle RAC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (93.10%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (36.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
8 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (8.62%) Power BI
9 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (6.90%) MySQL
11 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
12 1 (1.72%) Spatial Data
12 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.72%) Toad
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.72%) ADO
3 1 (1.72%) CSS
3 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) MDX
3 1 (1.72%) SOAP
3 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Clustering
1 13 (22.41%) Replication
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.62%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (22.41%) High Availability
4 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (15.52%) Migration
6 8 (13.79%) ETL
7 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.62%) Database Security
7 5 (8.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Scrum
9 3 (5.17%) Database Mirroring
9 3 (5.17%) Investment Management
10 2 (3.45%) Change Control
10 2 (3.45%) CRM
10 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.45%) ETL Development
11 1 (1.72%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (87.93%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) T-SQL
3 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
4 8 (13.79%) C#
4 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
1 4 (6.90%) MCITP
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) MCTS
2 1 (1.72%) OCP
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) COBIT
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) Cognos
4 3 (5.17%) Sun
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) NetApp
5 2 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow