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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 69 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.88% 1.44% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.52% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £460 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.63% +52.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £429 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £490 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-72.22% +232.75%
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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
863 657 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.63% 94.67% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 455 334
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £38.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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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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 -13 4 £319 -29.16% 1
West Wales - 2 £350 -
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SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (95.83%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (37.50%) Replication
8 9 (37.50%) Clustering
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (12.50%) MDX
13 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
13 3 (12.50%) OLAP
13 3 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (8.33%) MS Access
15 1 (4.17%) Teradata
15 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
15 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
15 1 (4.17%) Migration
15 1 (4.17%) Scrum

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (70.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.50%) OLAP
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (8.33%) MS Access
8 1 (4.17%) MySQL
8 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Replication
1 9 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Teradata
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle