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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 253 229 226
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 20 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 18
Median daily rate £356 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.25 -
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
9184 9388 8744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.32% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5566 5157 4802
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 £225 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 483
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Hampshire +2 8 £325 -25.71%
Surrey -12 6 £413 -
West Sussex -18 4 £369 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £400 +52.38% 1
Berkshire +6 1 £375 -9.09% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (77.14%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (48.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
8 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.71%) Clustering
10 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (22.86%) Finance
11 8 (22.86%) Migration
12 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
13 6 (17.14%) Marketing
13 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
13 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
14 5 (14.29%) VBScript
14 5 (14.29%) C#
14 5 (14.29%) Oracle
14 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
15 4 (11.43%) RedGate
15 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
15 4 (11.43%) PowerShell

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 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (48.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (45.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
8 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
9 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (5.71%) DTS
10 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
10 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.86%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) Reinsurance
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
4 4 (11.43%) OO
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Database Security
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Data Transformation
6 2 (5.71%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) VBScript
4 4 (11.43%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.86%) MCP
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) RedGate
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Sun
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) VMware