The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 39 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.31% - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Average daily rate
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£200 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
SQL DBA
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
454 529 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 93.80% 92.97% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 322 194
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 16
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £36.23 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the South Wales region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the South Wales region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
Cardiff - 16 £200 - 1
Newport - - - - 3
SQL DBA
Wales

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 18 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (75.00%) Clustering
4 14 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (55.00%) Replication
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (20.00%) ETL
12 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (15.00%) MS Access
12 3 (15.00%) Migration
12 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
13 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
13 2 (10.00%) XML
13 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (5.00%) Impala
14 1 (5.00%) C
14 1 (5.00%) Project Management
14 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
14 1 (5.00%) Finance

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (15.00%) MS Access
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (5.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Clustering
2 11 (55.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft