The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 111 125 143
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 26 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.77% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.81% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 3
Median daily rate £325 £329 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -22.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £38.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -17.11%
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
2668 3103 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.34% 95.13% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1719 1964 2079
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 224 182
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Bristol 0 9 £338 -25.00%
Wiltshire +17 7 £325 +12.55% 2
Somerset +21 3 £308 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 3 £112 -41.18%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, SQL 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 West region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 44 (95.65%) SQL Server
3 31 (67.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (60.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (43.48%) Windows
5 20 (43.48%) T-SQL
5 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (36.96%) SAN
7 16 (34.78%) PowerShell
8 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (30.43%) Clustering
10 13 (28.26%) Data Management
10 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
10 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (23.91%) SQL Optimisation
11 11 (23.91%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (23.91%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (23.91%) Ingres
11 11 (23.91%) Linux
11 11 (23.91%) Unix
12 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (19.57%) High Availability
13 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (17.39%) Migration
15 7 (15.22%) Business Continuity
15 7 (15.22%) ETL
15 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (2.17%) Commerce Server
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.17%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.17%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 31 (67.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (60.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (23.91%) Ingres
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (6.52%) OLTP
12 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
13 2 (4.35%) OLAP
13 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
14 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.17%) tSQLt
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.35%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Data Management
2 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Optimisation
3 9 (19.57%) High Availability
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) Business Continuity
5 7 (15.22%) ETL
6 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.04%) Server Patching
7 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.52%) Change Management
8 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.35%) Database Tuning
9 2 (4.35%) ERP
9 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) T-SQL
3 16 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) MCSA
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow