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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 230 204 211
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 25 67 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.71% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 51 29
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-50.96% -17.11%
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
7858 9402 8618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.73% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5659 4754
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Surrey -10 6 £375 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 5 £275 -8.33% 1
West Sussex -4 5 £450 +38.46% 2
Berkshire +2 3 £580 +47.77% 3
Kent - 3 £400 -
Hampshire +2 2 £213 -50.00% 2
Oxfordshire -11 1 £525 +176.31% 2
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 57 (86.36%) SQL
1 57 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (39.39%) Oracle
2 26 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
3 25 (37.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (28.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (28.79%) T-SQL
4 19 (28.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (27.27%) Windows
5 18 (27.27%) Finance
6 17 (25.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (25.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database
7 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.18%) High Availability
11 11 (16.67%) Clustering
12 10 (15.15%) Replication
12 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
12 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
13 9 (13.64%) ETL
13 9 (13.64%) Unix
13 9 (13.64%) C#
13 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
13 9 (13.64%) .NET
13 9 (13.64%) Banking
14 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2005

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 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 25 (37.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (28.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (28.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (25.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (25.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database
6 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (7.58%) DTS
10 5 (7.58%) Power BI
11 4 (6.06%) DataStage
12 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
12 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
13 2 (3.03%) HDInsight
13 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Toad
3 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.52%) ADO
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) MDX
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Clustering
2 10 (15.15%) Replication
3 5 (7.58%) Statistics
4 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.03%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.64%) Unix
4 5 (7.58%) Linux
5 4 (6.06%) AIX
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (18.18%) High Availability
4 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (13.64%) ETL
6 7 (10.61%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.58%) Investment Management
7 5 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.06%) Database Security
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
9 3 (4.55%) DevOps
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
10 2 (3.03%) CRM
10 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.03%) ERP
10 2 (3.03%) ITIL
10 2 (3.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 57 (86.36%) SQL
2 19 (28.79%) T-SQL
3 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
4 9 (13.64%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.03%) VBScript
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
4 1 (1.52%) MCTS
4 1 (1.52%) OCP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) COBIT
1 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Oracle
2 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) IBM
4 5 (7.58%) Cognos
5 4 (6.06%) Cognizant
5 4 (6.06%) Informatica
5 4 (6.06%) Netezza
6 3 (4.55%) Sun
6 3 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) Sybase
8 1 (1.52%) Dell
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) NetApp
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat