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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 242 255 224
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 14 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
Average daily rate £393 £353 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% +22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £415 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
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
8084 8833 7889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.18% 93.80% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4897 4752 4106
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 432 465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 6 £400 +25.00% 5
Surrey -6 5 £410 +4.45% 1
West Sussex - 2 £350 -
Berkshire +4 1 £375 -2.59% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (84.38%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Migration
7 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL
10 5 (15.63%) Server Building
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) Cognos
10 5 (15.63%) IBM
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Marketing
11 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 4 (12.50%) OO
11 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
11 4 (12.50%) VBScript
11 4 (12.50%) C#
11 4 (12.50%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.13%) MySQL
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.13%) Power BI
9 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
9 1 (3.13%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Server Building
4 4 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Database Security
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) High Availability
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Data Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) System Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) MCITP
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cognos
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Red Gate
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Siebel
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