The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 - £25.00
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
517 601 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.74% 94.20% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 381 203
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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Vacancies
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SQL Server DBA
Wales

SQL Server DBA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Clustering
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (66.67%) Replication
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) T-SQL

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Clustering
2 8 (66.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft