The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 234 237 221
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 27 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 6
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£350 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the South East region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the South East region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 +9 13 £350 -9.67% 3
West Sussex - 6 £350 - 2
Hampshire -10 3 £319 -7.06% 2
Oxfordshire -22 2 £380 +8.57%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 - 2
Berkshire +4 1 £440 -12.00% 4
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England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (81.48%) SQL
3 29 (53.70%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (46.30%) T-SQL
5 23 (42.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 13 (24.07%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (24.07%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (24.07%) Replication
9 11 (20.37%) Oracle
10 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
10 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (16.67%) Migration
11 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (16.67%) Clustering
12 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
13 7 (12.96%) Data Migration
14 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
15 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
15 5 (9.26%) CRM
15 5 (9.26%) Windows
15 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
16 4 (7.41%) High Availability
16 4 (7.41%) Database Security
16 4 (7.41%) Big Data
16 4 (7.41%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.85%) WordPress
1 1 (1.85%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) VPN
1 1 (1.85%) RTP
1 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (42.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
9 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
10 4 (7.41%) OLTP
10 4 (7.41%) Big Data
11 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
12 2 (3.70%) SSDT
12 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (3.70%) Star Schema
13 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Replication
2 9 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) AIX
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (24.07%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (24.07%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (16.67%) Migration
4 7 (12.96%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.26%) CRM
7 4 (7.41%) ITIL
7 4 (7.41%) UML
7 4 (7.41%) ETL
7 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.41%) High Availability
7 4 (7.41%) Database Security
8 3 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
8 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.56%) OO
9 2 (3.70%) Logistics
9 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) SQL
2 25 (46.30%) T-SQL
3 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.41%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) C++
5 3 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) Korn
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (1.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) BMC
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.85%) Teradata
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
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Intapeople
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago