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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 62 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% 2.17% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 2.27% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 6
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£281 £470 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.15% +55.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £420 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £490 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.57
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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
584 573 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.27% 95.50% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 404 243
Average daily rate £350 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 4 August 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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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 - 2 £281 - 1
SQL DBA
Wales

SQL DBA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (72.22%) Clustering
5 11 (61.11%) Replication
6 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 3 (16.67%) MS Access
12 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (11.11%) ETL
12 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
13 1 (5.56%) Project Management
13 1 (5.56%) Migration
13 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
13 1 (5.56%) Line Management
13 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 1 (5.56%) SDLC

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) MS Access
7 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Clustering
2 11 (61.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft