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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / South West
Rank 114 133 114
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.40% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.42% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 27
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +13.54%

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
2570 2882 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 96.26% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1682 1917 1919
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 165 160
Median hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% +14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +6 6 £316 -15.66%
Wiltshire - 6 £315 - 2
Dorset 0 2 £388 -
Somerset - 2 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £338 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 55 (96.49%) SQL
2 48 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 28 (49.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (45.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (36.84%) T-SQL
6 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (29.82%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.07%) Linux
9 15 (26.32%) Clustering
10 14 (24.56%) Data Management
10 14 (24.56%) Windows
10 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
11 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
12 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
12 12 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (19.30%) ETL
13 11 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (19.30%) Unix
14 10 (17.54%) SAP
14 10 (17.54%) Ingres
14 10 (17.54%) SAN
14 10 (17.54%) Migration
14 10 (17.54%) SQL Optimisation
14 10 (17.54%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (17.54%) Failover Clustering
14 10 (17.54%) Data Encryption

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 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (49.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (45.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (17.54%) Ingres
8 8 (14.04%) MySQL
9 7 (12.28%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (7.02%) OLTP
12 3 (5.26%) Data Mart
12 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
1 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
1 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Electronics
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Clustering
2 8 (14.04%) Replication
3 5 (8.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) Windows
3 11 (19.30%) Unix
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (24.56%) Data Management
3 12 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (19.30%) ETL
5 10 (17.54%) Data Encryption
5 10 (17.54%) High Availability
5 10 (17.54%) Migration
5 10 (17.54%) SQL Optimisation
6 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) ITIL
8 5 (8.77%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.77%) Release Management
9 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.26%) Scrum
10 3 (5.26%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) SQL
2 21 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
4 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat