The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 122 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 4 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.19% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.20% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 32
Average daily rate
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£338 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £200 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £200 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.28% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2679 1970 2786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.28% 94.30% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1759 1198 1674
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 121 173
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -28.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £43.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
SQL DBA
England

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
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 9 July 2014. 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
Somerset - 8 £333 -
Bristol -21 2 £350 -
Dorset - 1 £338 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 4
Gloucestershire - - - -
Devon - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 49 (96.08%) SQL Server
2 47 (92.16%) SQL
3 38 (74.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (70.59%) Oracle
5 31 (60.78%) Security Cleared
6 29 (56.86%) SC Cleared
7 27 (52.94%) SLA
7 27 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (50.98%) Oracle Database
8 26 (50.98%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (47.06%) T-SQL
10 22 (43.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (39.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (37.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (35.29%) Clustering
13 18 (35.29%) Data Guard
14 17 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
15 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
17 8 (15.69%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (13.73%) Statistics
18 7 (13.73%) Capacity Planning
19 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
20 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
20 5 (9.80%) Windows
20 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 5 (9.80%) Replication
21 4 (7.84%) Sybase
22 3 (5.88%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Summit
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (96.08%) SQL Server
2 38 (74.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (50.98%) Oracle Database
5 22 (43.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (43.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (39.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (37.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (15.69%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.92%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.96%) OLTP
12 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.92%) PVCS
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Clustering
2 7 (13.73%) Statistics
3 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.80%) Replication
5 3 (5.88%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.96%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Solaris
3 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (13.73%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.88%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.92%) Database Security
5 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Change Management
5 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.92%) ETL
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Project Management
6 1 (1.96%) CRM
6 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.96%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.96%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (1.96%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 47 (92.16%) SQL
2 24 (47.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Security Cleared
2 29 (56.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (52.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (70.59%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Sybase
4 2 (3.92%) Sun
5 1 (1.96%) Open Text
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