The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales 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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 61 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.39% 2.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 2.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Median daily rate £338 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.25 -
SQL Server 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
510 483 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.46% 96.79% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 346 337
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £33.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the South Wales region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the South Wales region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server DBA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 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
Cardiff -26 1 £338 +68.75%
SQL Server DBA
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 Wales region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft