The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SQL Server Development DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Development Database Administrator
Rank 646 625 617
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Development DBA 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.021% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £480 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.87% +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

SQL Server Development DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SQL Server Development DBA in the job title.

SQL Server Development DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Development DBA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Development DBA within the UK.

SQL Server Development DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Development DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Development DBA within the UK.

SQL Server Development DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Development DBA
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Development DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 1 £480 +74.54%
Leeds - 1 £480 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £480 -
Yorkshire - 1 £480 -

SQL Server Development DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, SQL Server Development DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SQL Server Development DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Data Security
4 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Replication
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (16.67%) OLTP
6 1 (16.67%) OLAP
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) DTS

SQL Server Development DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) DTS
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) OLTP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) Data Security
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft