The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 25 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.71% 2.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -60.00%
SQL DBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 89 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 90.00% 96.74% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 53 69
Average daily rate £325 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.05 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) Replication
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) MS Access
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) MS Access
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft