The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 34 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 15 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.13% 5.83% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 6.17% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
SQL DBA
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 324 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.20% 94.46% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 195 171
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 39
Average hourly rate £16.20 £13.71 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.16% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.15 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the South Yorkshire region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the South Yorkshire region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Sheffield -5 7 £283 -29.37% 1
Rotherham -5 3 £266 +12.10%
Barnsley - 1 £275 -
SQL DBA
Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
3 12 (63.16%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Clustering
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.79%) Replication
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) High Availability
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.53%) Sybase
8 2 (10.53%) XML
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.53%) Data Security
8 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.53%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (5.26%) Database Security

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) DTS
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) BCP
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Database Security
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) SAP