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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 125 105 116
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 15 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 1.21% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.31% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 4
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£375 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £305 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £375 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.91% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
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
2942 2977 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.63% 92.25% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1824 1810 1306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 181 149
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +9 7 £448 +98.88% 3
Wiltshire +12 2 £271 -32.18%
Gloucestershire -16 2 £400 +23.07%
Dorset -2 1 £275 -
Somerset -12 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (97.83%) SQL Server
2 42 (91.30%) SQL
3 28 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (45.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (30.43%) ETL
8 14 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
9 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
10 9 (19.57%) OLAP
10 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (19.57%) OLAP Cube
11 8 (17.39%) Oracle
11 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (15.22%) MySQL
13 6 (13.04%) Web Services
13 6 (13.04%) Windows
13 6 (13.04%) Data Integration
13 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 5 (10.87%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (10.87%) Finance
14 5 (10.87%) Clustering
14 5 (10.87%) CRM
15 4 (8.70%) NHS
15 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (8.70%) MCDBA
15 4 (8.70%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (97.83%) SQL Server
2 28 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (45.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (19.57%) OLAP
7 9 (19.57%) OLAP Cube
8 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (15.22%) MySQL
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (6.52%) MS Access
11 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (4.35%) SSDT
11 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (2.17%) OLTP
12 1 (2.17%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Integration
2 5 (10.87%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) ETL
1 14 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.87%) CRM
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.35%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (2.17%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.17%) Release Management
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.70%) MCDBA
3 4 (8.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.17%) Cerner