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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 219 198 238
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +40
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 31 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.43% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
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£425 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - -
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
8933 7989 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.93% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5027 4266 4065
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 497 617
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +4 17 £325 +0.38% 4
Hampshire -11 6 £440 - 2
Berkshire +1 4 £425 +38.21% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £325 -20.73% 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (69.77%) SQL
3 26 (60.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (51.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
6 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (32.56%) Windows
8 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.23%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
9 12 (27.91%) BMC
10 11 (25.58%) ITIL
10 11 (25.58%) SCOM
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
12 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (18.60%) OLTP
13 8 (18.60%) Clustering
13 8 (18.60%) Migration
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (16.28%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (13.95%) Replication
15 6 (13.95%) MCTS
16 5 (11.63%) Data Guard
16 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (51.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
7 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (18.60%) OLTP
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (6.98%) SQLPlus
11 3 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
12 2 (4.65%) OLAP
12 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
13 1 (2.33%) MySQL
13 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) HACMP
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.65%) ITSM
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.33%) Logistics
7 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.33%) CRM
7 1 (2.33%) ERP
7 1 (2.33%) SOA
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.33%) BCP
7 1 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
3 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) XQuery
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.95%) MCTS
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCOM
2 5 (11.63%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) BMC
4 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Nimsoft
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £35.00 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago