The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 133 128 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 8 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.66% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.69% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 11
Median daily rate £314 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
- -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.75
SQL Server 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
2655 3063 3146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.03% 95.84% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 2070 2023
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 154 230
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the South West region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the South West region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Devon +9 4 £298 +8.18%
Wiltshire +3 2 £375 +97.36%
Bristol -7 2 £320 -5.18%
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Release Management
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Optimisation
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (27.27%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (27.27%) Data Encryption
5 3 (27.27%) OLTP
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Ingres
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Data Mart
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 14001
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (18.18%) Server Patching
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum

SQL Server 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) Data Mart
4 3 (27.27%) Ingres
4 3 (27.27%) OLTP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Data Encryption
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Server Patching
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 14001
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) SAP