The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 61 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.23% 0.53% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.58% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£470 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.47% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +78.32%
SQL DBA
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
692 521 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.28% 92.70% 92.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 326 275
Average daily rate £350 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.25 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
South Wales -5 7 £450 +56.52% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Red Gate
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (75.00%) MySQL
5 12 (75.00%) Oracle
6 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
7 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (50.00%) MCDBA
8 8 (50.00%) MCITP
9 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.25%) Retail
10 1 (6.25%) Logistics
10 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
10 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (6.25%) Replication
10 1 (6.25%) Clustering
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (6.25%) C#

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (75.00%) MySQL
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Logistics
2 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) MCDBA
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (50.00%) MCITP
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Red Gate
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft