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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / South East
Rank 215 215 223
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 19 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 17
Median daily rate £394 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £348 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £430 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £42.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.33%

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
6821 7896 8507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.22% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3941 4626 4618
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 412 416
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.48 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -4 5 £425 +22.74% 1
Surrey +15 4 £375 -8.53% 1
Berkshire +10 4 £388 +19.23% 1
Hampshire -2 2 £344 -8.33% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £363 -
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Oxfordshire 0 1 £400 +14.28% 2
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 37 (94.87%) SQL
1 37 (94.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
2 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (23.08%) Windows
7 9 (23.08%) Replication
8 8 (20.51%) High Availability
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (15.38%) Migration
10 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
10 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (12.82%) ETL
11 5 (12.82%) .NET
11 5 (12.82%) Clustering
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (10.26%) MCITP
12 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
12 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
12 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification

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 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (94.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (10.26%) Power BI
8 3 (7.69%) MySQL
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.56%) PowerPivot
10 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Toad
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) MDX
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Replication
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.51%) High Availability
4 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.38%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) ETL
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.69%) Database Security
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.13%) ETL Development
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.56%) Change Control
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.56%) Database Tuning
10 1 (2.56%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) MCITP
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) MCTS
3 1 (2.56%) OCP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Cognos
3 2 (5.13%) NetApp
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) IDERA
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk