The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 124 137 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.19% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.20% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.75 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +15.23%
SQL 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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3180 3016 2056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.78% 93.37% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 1937 1262
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 172 164
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Bristol +5 10 £450 +28.57% 3
Dorset +1 2 £400 +18.51% 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £290 -
Wiltshire -3 1 £388 - 1
Gloucestershire -4 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 35 (85.37%) SQL
2 34 (82.93%) SQL Server
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (39.02%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (34.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle
8 10 (24.39%) Migration
9 9 (21.95%) Replication
9 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.07%) Clustering
11 7 (17.07%) ETL
11 7 (17.07%) Windows
12 6 (14.63%) MySQL
12 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
12 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
13 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
13 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (12.20%) Linux
13 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
14 4 (9.76%) Open Source
14 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
14 4 (9.76%) High Availability

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (82.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (34.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (14.63%) MySQL
7 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (7.32%) SSDT
9 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (2.44%) DB2
11 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) BSON
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Replication
2 7 (17.07%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) SUSE
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (24.39%) Migration
3 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (17.07%) ETL
6 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) High Availability
8 3 (7.32%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (7.32%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Database Security
8 3 (7.32%) Database Mirroring
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.88%) DevOps
9 2 (4.88%) ITIL
9 2 (4.88%) Database Tuning
10 1 (2.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Cerner
5 1 (2.44%) Red Gate
5 1 (2.44%) Percona
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