The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 79 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 16 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.04% 0.77% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.85% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - £86.25
SQL Server 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
1424 1182 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.95% 91.42% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 689 649
Average daily rate £360 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 71 108
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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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 - 2 - -
Camberley - - - -
Cobham - - - - 4
Egham - - - -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 18 (78.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
5 11 (47.83%) BMC
5 11 (47.83%) SCOM
6 10 (43.48%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
7 9 (39.13%) ITIL
7 9 (39.13%) Windows
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) OLTP
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (26.09%) MCTS
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
12 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (17.39%) Migration
12 4 (17.39%) Clustering
13 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
13 3 (13.04%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (8.70%) Logistics
14 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
15 1 (4.35%) Problem Management

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (78.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (30.43%) OLTP
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.35%) Document Management
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
3 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (26.09%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) BMC
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle