The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 32 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
SQL Server DBA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
220 372 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.65% 97.13% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 258 258
Median daily rate £383 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Southampton region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware