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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 122 129 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 25 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.44% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.47% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 7
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£381 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-9.64% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +78.94%
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
3007 2763 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.73% 92.50% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1650 1384
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 160 163
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 17 £400 +77.77% 3
Wiltshire +4 2 £271 -32.18% 1
Gloucestershire -14 2 £400 +23.07%
Somerset - 1 - -
Cornwall - - - -
Dorset - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 48 (97.96%) SQL Server
2 43 (87.76%) SQL
3 29 (59.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (30.61%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (30.61%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
8 14 (28.57%) ETL
9 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
10 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (18.37%) OLAP Cube
11 9 (18.37%) OLAP
12 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (14.29%) MySQL
13 7 (14.29%) Oracle
13 7 (14.29%) Windows
14 6 (12.24%) Web Services
14 6 (12.24%) Data Integration
14 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
14 6 (12.24%) Clustering
15 5 (10.20%) CRM
15 5 (10.20%) Finance
15 5 (10.20%) Oracle OLAP
16 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
16 4 (8.16%) Replication
16 4 (8.16%) MCITP
16 4 (8.16%) MCDBA

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (97.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (59.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (30.61%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (18.37%) OLAP
7 9 (18.37%) OLAP Cube
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (14.29%) MySQL
9 5 (10.20%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (6.12%) MS Access
11 2 (4.08%) SSDT
12 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (2.04%) DTS
12 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
12 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
1 6 (12.24%) Data Integration
2 4 (8.16%) NHS
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Replication
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (28.57%) ETL
3 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.20%) CRM
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (4.08%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (4.08%) Release Management
7 2 (4.08%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.04%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (2.04%) Security Management
8 1 (2.04%) Validation
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) MCDBA
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) MCITP
4 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.04%) Cerner
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago