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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 145 92 114
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +22
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.090% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.58% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 16
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£425 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +63.91%
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
3111 2078 2873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.48% 92.93% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1324 1678
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 166 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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
Gloucestershire -15 2 £425 -
Bristol -14 1 £225 -37.93% 1
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (95.35%) SQL Server
2 39 (90.70%) SQL
3 36 (83.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (72.09%) Oracle
5 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
6 28 (65.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (62.79%) SC Cleared
7 27 (62.79%) SLA
8 24 (55.81%) Oracle Database
9 23 (53.49%) T-SQL
10 22 (51.16%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (46.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (46.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (44.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (41.86%) Data Guard
14 17 (39.53%) Oracle RMAN
15 15 (34.88%) Clustering
16 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (20.93%) Risk Analysis
18 7 (16.28%) Statistics
18 7 (16.28%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
19 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
20 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
21 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
21 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
21 3 (6.98%) Migration
21 3 (6.98%) NHS
21 3 (6.98%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (95.35%) SQL Server
2 36 (83.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (65.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (55.81%) Oracle Database
5 20 (46.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (46.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (44.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.33%) QlikView
General
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Clustering
2 7 (16.28%) Statistics
3 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Informatics
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (20.93%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.33%) ETL
5 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) SQL
2 23 (53.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (62.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (62.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Oracle
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