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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 193 167 223
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +56
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 57 72 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.84% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.90% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 11
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£375 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +83.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +164.70%
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
8765 7983 8840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 92.94% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4936 4270 4159
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £216 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 627
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 +17 25 £325 +16.07% 3
Berkshire -4 11 £425 +30.76% 5
Hampshire -18 11 £400 +77.77% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £325 -20.73% 2
Kent -2 3 £375 -21.05%
Oxfordshire -16 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 77 (90.59%) SQL Server
2 73 (85.88%) SQL
3 46 (54.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (38.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (37.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (34.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (32.94%) T-SQL
8 22 (25.88%) Windows
9 21 (24.71%) Oracle
10 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 18 (21.18%) Oracle Database
11 18 (21.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (18.82%) SCOM
12 16 (18.82%) Clustering
12 16 (18.82%) Migration
12 16 (18.82%) Replication
13 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (16.47%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (12.94%) Oracle RMAN
15 11 (12.94%) BMC
15 11 (12.94%) ITIL
15 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
16 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
16 9 (10.59%) Data Guard
16 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (10.59%) OLTP

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (3.53%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.18%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (1.18%) FTP
2 1 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (90.59%) SQL Server
2 46 (54.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (38.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (37.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (34.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (21.18%) Oracle Database
6 18 (21.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (16.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (10.59%) OLTP
10 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (7.06%) SQLPlus
12 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
12 5 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
13 4 (4.71%) MySQL
13 4 (4.71%) OLAP
14 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.53%) Toad
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) XML
2 3 (3.53%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Clustering
1 16 (18.82%) Replication
2 5 (5.88%) Statistics
3 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.53%) HACMP
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.71%) Linux
5 3 (3.53%) AIX
6 2 (2.35%) UNIX
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Migration
2 15 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (12.94%) ITIL
4 6 (7.06%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.53%) CRM
5 3 (3.53%) SOA
5 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.53%) Change Management
5 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.53%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.53%) Database Security
6 2 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.35%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.35%) E-business
6 2 (2.35%) ITSM
6 2 (2.35%) BCP
6 2 (2.35%) Project Management
6 2 (2.35%) ETL
7 1 (1.18%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 73 (85.88%) SQL
2 28 (32.94%) T-SQL
3 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
4 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.06%) C#
6 3 (3.53%) Perl
6 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.53%) Korn
7 1 (1.18%) Java
7 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.59%) MCTS
4 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.24%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) MCITP
5 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.18%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) SCOM
2 9 (10.59%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.88%) SCCM
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Oracle
2 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.94%) BMC
4 3 (3.53%) IBM
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.53%) HP
4 3 (3.53%) VMware
5 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.35%) EMC
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) Dell
6 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.18%) Endeca
6 1 (1.18%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.18%) Nimsoft
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