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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 253 236 220
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 16 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 17
Median daily rate £445 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
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
8507 8823 8526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.76% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 5046 4617
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 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 418 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 28 June 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 -
West Sussex -11 2 £413 - 1
Surrey -16 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - - 1
Hampshire +6 1 - - 1
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 28 June 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (65.79%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (39.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (36.84%) Finance
7 12 (31.58%) Clustering
7 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
9 9 (23.68%) Migration
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (21.05%) High Availability
11 6 (15.79%) Replication
11 6 (15.79%) Banking
11 6 (15.79%) C#
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle
11 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (13.16%) ETL
13 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (10.53%) Investment Management
13 4 (10.53%) MongoDB

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 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (39.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (5.26%) DTS
9 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
9 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.63%) OLAP
10 1 (2.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Clustering
2 6 (15.79%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.68%) Migration
3 8 (21.05%) High Availability
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.16%) ETL
6 4 (10.53%) Investment Management
7 3 (7.89%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) Database Tuning
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.26%) Data Transformation
8 2 (5.26%) Database Security
8 2 (5.26%) Line Management
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.63%) MCP
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) RedGate
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) Sybase
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago