The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 Staffordshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 24 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.73% 1.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 91 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.70% 92.86% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 47 87
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 24
Average hourly rate £16.26 £15.31 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.79 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.13 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
SQL Server DBA
West Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server DBA
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £325 -
Cannock - - - - 1
SQL Server DBA
West Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects