The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 19 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.00% 2.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£419 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+95.65% -25.20%
SQL DBA
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
141 86 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.00% 100.00% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 33 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.13 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% +38.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Replication
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft