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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 70 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 19 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.40% 0.41% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.45% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £334 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £366 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
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
1268 1348 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.30% 92.71% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 774 571
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 72 91
Average hourly rate £18.90 £17.38 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £48.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
Redhill - 5 £350 - 1
Staines +8 3 £413 - 1
Guildford - 3 £294 -
Woking +17 2 £294 -16.07% 1
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 29 (96.67%) SQL
1 29 (96.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (56.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (33.33%) ETL
10 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (30.00%) Migration
11 8 (26.67%) Replication
11 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (23.33%) Clustering
13 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
14 5 (16.67%) MCTS
14 5 (16.67%) Banking
14 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
14 5 (16.67%) OLTP
14 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
15 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
15 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 3 (10.00%) Degree
16 3 (10.00%) VMware
16 3 (10.00%) Project Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (96.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (56.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (16.67%) OLTP
9 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (6.67%) SSDT
10 2 (6.67%) Star Schema
11 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Replication
2 7 (23.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (33.33%) ETL
3 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (30.00%) Migration
4 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
9 2 (6.67%) Analytics
9 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Logistics
10 1 (3.33%) Document Management
10 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCTS
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCDBA
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Sun
2 3 (10.00%) BMC
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
Staines, Middlesex
Square One Resources
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 17 days ago