The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 127 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 17 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 7
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Somerset - 7 £368 -
Bristol -10 3 £225 -
Wiltshire - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (87.50%) SQL
3 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (54.17%) Oracle
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) SLA
8 7 (29.17%) Replication
8 7 (29.17%) Clustering
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
12 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (12.50%) Finance
12 3 (12.50%) Migration
12 3 (12.50%) ETL
12 3 (12.50%) Windows
12 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (12.50%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Replication
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Sybase
3 2 (8.33%) Open Text