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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
England / South East
Rank 214 231 254
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 13 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £53.75

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
6992 8201 9076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.56% 94.46% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4073 4985 4859
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 393 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +7 3 £400 - 3
Surrey +8 2 £381 -7.01%
Kent - 2 £388 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 - 2
West Sussex -6 1 £413 +26.92%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle
6 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (31.82%) Migration
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (22.73%) High Availability
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Replication
8 4 (18.18%) MCITP
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
10 2 (9.09%) ETL
10 2 (9.09%) Windows
10 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (9.09%) DTS

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:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.09%) DTS
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.55%) Power BI
7 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) High Availability
5 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
8 1 (4.55%) Change Control
8 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) MCITP
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow