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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 221 192 215
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 39 81 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.83% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.88% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 63 30
Median daily rate £430 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -72.22%
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
8166 9231 8767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.01% 95.04% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4940 5532 4856
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 428 431
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Kent +19 13 £445 +36.92% 1
Surrey -13 9 £400 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £300 +11.62%
West Sussex -8 5 £450 +37.40% 1
Berkshire 0 3 £580 +47.77% 2
Sussex 0 2 - -
Hampshire -11 1 £364 -6.06% 4
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 74 (89.16%) SQL Server
2 70 (84.34%) SQL
3 32 (38.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (34.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (32.53%) Oracle
6 26 (31.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (31.33%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (28.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
8 22 (26.51%) Windows
9 21 (25.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (24.10%) Finance
11 18 (21.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
11 18 (21.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (20.48%) Clustering
13 16 (19.28%) Oracle Database
14 14 (16.87%) .NET
14 14 (16.87%) High Availability
14 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
15 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
16 11 (13.25%) C#
16 11 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (13.25%) Replication
16 11 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (12.05%) Migration
17 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
18 9 (10.84%) Unix
18 9 (10.84%) ETL

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 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.41%) IIS
1 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Firewall
1 3 (3.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.20%) DHCP
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (89.16%) SQL Server
2 32 (38.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (34.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (31.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (28.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (25.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (21.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (21.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (19.28%) Oracle Database
9 11 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
11 5 (6.02%) DTS
11 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
12 4 (4.82%) DataStage
12 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
12 4 (4.82%) Power BI
12 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (3.61%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (3.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.61%) MSI
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.41%) Toad
4 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.41%) CSS
2 2 (2.41%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) ADO
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.20%) MDX
3 1 (1.20%) REST
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Clustering
2 11 (13.25%) Replication
3 5 (6.02%) Statistics
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.41%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Unix
2 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.02%) Linux
4 4 (4.82%) AIX
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (16.87%) High Availability
4 11 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (12.05%) Migration
6 9 (10.84%) ETL
7 6 (7.23%) Database Security
8 5 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.02%) Investment Management
8 5 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.61%) CRM
10 3 (3.61%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.61%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (3.61%) Database Tuning
10 3 (3.61%) DevOps
10 3 (3.61%) Line Management
10 3 (3.61%) Project Management
10 3 (3.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (84.34%) SQL
2 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
3 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
4 11 (13.25%) C#
5 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.64%) VBScript
6 7 (8.43%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.20%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) Java
8 1 (1.20%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
5 1 (1.20%) MCP
5 1 (1.20%) MCTS
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.20%) Puppet
4 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) Oracle
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.43%) IBM
3 7 (8.43%) VMware
4 5 (6.02%) Cognos
5 4 (4.82%) Cognizant
5 4 (4.82%) HP
5 4 (4.82%) Informatica
5 4 (4.82%) Lumension
5 4 (4.82%) Netezza
6 3 (3.61%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.61%) Sun
7 2 (2.41%) RedGate
7 2 (2.41%) Sybase
8 1 (1.20%) Dell
8 1 (1.20%) Google
8 1 (1.20%) NetApp
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
Thatcham
IBS Consulting
Posted: 18 days ago