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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 233 213 224
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 20 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
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£425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 - £22.75
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
8571 8163 9229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.05% 92.96% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4342 4307
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 491 599
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -10 8 £400 - 3
Surrey - 6 £325 - 6
Berkshire -1 4 £425 +38.21% 1
Kent -11 1 £475 +2.70%
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (52.78%) SQL
4 16 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (41.67%) Oracle
6 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
7 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
8 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (27.78%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (27.78%) Windows
10 10 (27.78%) Clustering
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (19.44%) Replication
14 6 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (13.89%) Data Guard
15 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (13.89%) SAN
15 5 (13.89%) BMC
16 4 (11.11%) Migration
16 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
16 4 (11.11%) OLTP

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (11.11%) OLTP
12 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (2.78%) SQLPlus
13 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (2.78%) QlikView
13 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.56%) Toad
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
2 7 (19.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) HACMP
3 1 (2.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.78%) AIX
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) E-business
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) High Availability
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.78%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (2.78%) Database Security
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) Logistics
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) XQuery
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Data Guard
3 4 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) BMC
4 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Nimsoft
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
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