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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 251 231 224
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 24 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 9
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£350 £425 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.88 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.88 -
% change year-on-year
-10.08% -
SQL Server 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
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 +6 13 £350 +7.69% 4
West Sussex - 6 £350 -
Berkshire -4 1 £440 +3.52% 3
Hampshire -9 1 £325 -18.75% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £380 -
Sussex - 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £413 -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (82.61%) SQL
3 26 (56.52%) T-SQL
3 26 (56.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (45.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
9 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
10 12 (26.09%) Migration
11 11 (23.91%) Replication
12 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
12 9 (19.57%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (17.39%) Windows
14 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (15.22%) OLTP
14 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (15.22%) Clustering
15 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
15 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (13.04%) BMC
15 6 (13.04%) BMC PATROL
15 6 (13.04%) ITIL
15 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
15 6 (13.04%) Oracle
15 6 (13.04%) MCTS
15 6 (13.04%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (56.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (45.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.22%) OLTP
8 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
8 4 (8.70%) Big Data
8 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.17%) MS Access
10 1 (2.17%) SSDT
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Replication
2 7 (15.22%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (26.09%) Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Logistics
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.70%) Database Security
8 3 (6.52%) High Availability
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) UML
8 3 (6.52%) OO
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
9 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) SQL
2 26 (56.52%) T-SQL
3 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.70%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.04%) MCTS
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (13.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) BMC
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.17%) Teradata
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Cognos
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
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