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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 67 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 1.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -55.55%
SQL DBA
UK

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
614 667 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.69% 97.80% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 422 269
Average daily rate £338 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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
South Wales -9 4 £375 -11.76% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) SQL
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (15.38%) Linux

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (7.69%) Power BI
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Red Gate