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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 121 126 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 20 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.58% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.61% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 29
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £280 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £390 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
2839 2970 2850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.27% 95.74% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1906 1854
Median daily rate £365 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 200 182
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +9 8 £350 +12.00%
Devon +5 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £325 - 2
Wiltshire -7 2 £388 +27.04% 1
Dorset -7 1 £350 -6.66%
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 34 (97.14%) SQL
2 29 (82.86%) SQL Server
3 21 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (37.14%) Windows
5 13 (37.14%) Linux
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
6 12 (34.29%) Clustering
7 11 (31.43%) SAN
8 10 (28.57%) Ingres
8 10 (28.57%) Unix
8 10 (28.57%) SCCM
8 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 10 (28.57%) Server Patching
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Optimisation
8 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (28.57%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.86%) Data Management
10 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (17.14%) Migration
12 5 (14.29%) Replication
12 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
12 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database

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 (2.86%) Commerce Server
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.86%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.86%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (82.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (28.57%) Ingres
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (2.86%) MS Access
12 1 (2.86%) OLAP
12 1 (2.86%) OLTP
12 1 (2.86%) SAP BI
12 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Server Patching
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Optimisation
2 8 (22.86%) Data Management
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
3 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Failover Clustering
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.86%) VMware