The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 247 235 228
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 21 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 13
Median daily rate £445 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £317 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £410 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
-0.28% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 9 £460 -
Surrey -13 7 £375 +7.14%
West Sussex -7 2 £380 +4.82% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Hampshire +6 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, SQL Server DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (65.85%) SQL
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (46.34%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (39.02%) Finance
8 15 (36.59%) Clustering
9 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
12 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
12 10 (24.39%) Replication
12 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (21.95%) Migration
13 9 (21.95%) Banking
14 8 (19.51%) Oracle
14 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
14 8 (19.51%) High Availability
14 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
15 6 (14.63%) .NET
15 6 (14.63%) C#
16 5 (12.20%) ETL
16 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
17 4 (9.76%) Investment Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (46.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
11 2 (4.88%) DTS
11 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
11 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
12 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (2.44%) OLAP
12 1 (2.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Clustering
2 10 (24.39%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (21.95%) Migration
2 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (19.51%) High Availability
4 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.20%) ETL
5 4 (9.76%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Database Tuning
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) Data Transformation
7 2 (4.88%) Line Management
7 2 (4.88%) MVC
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
3 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
4 6 (14.63%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.44%) MCP
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Sun
4 3 (7.32%) Sybase
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Cognos
6 1 (2.44%) RedGate
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago