The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 92 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.76% 1.30% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.37% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £263 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £421 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
SQL DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1277 1316 1379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.45% 95.02% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 707 773
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 66 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.07 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cobham +4 3 £410 -2.38%
Guildford -1 1 £325 +10.63%
Camberley - 1 £463 -
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (40.00%) VBScript
7 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
7 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (35.00%) Marketing
9 6 (30.00%) C#
9 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (25.00%) C++
10 5 (25.00%) Java
10 5 (25.00%) OO
10 5 (25.00%) RedGate
10 5 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (25.00%) Database Security
11 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (20.00%) .NET
11 4 (20.00%) XML

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
6 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) DTS
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (15.00%) MySQL
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Database Security
2 5 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Cutover Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (40.00%) VBScript
4 6 (30.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) C++
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) RedGate
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase