The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 102 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 19 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
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£350 £294 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £335 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +63.91%
SQL DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2289 1933 2118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.38% 92.62% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1175 1036 1056
Average daily rate £350 £343 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 139 162
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Birmingham -1 9 £350 +24.44% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £288 -
Shropshire - 3 £373 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £328 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Walsall - - - - 2
Coventry - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Clustering
6 5 (18.52%) ETL
7 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 3 (11.11%) Replication
8 3 (11.11%) BMC
8 3 (11.11%) Internet
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (11.11%) MOM
8 3 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (11.11%) Control-M
8 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (11.11%) IIS
8 3 (11.11%) Windows
8 3 (11.11%) Retail
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (11.11%) Release Management
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (11.11%) SCOM
9 2 (7.41%) MDX

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.41%) DTS
6 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.41%) QlikView
6 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (3.70%) DB2
7 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.70%) DB2 UDB
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) MDX
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
1 5 (18.52%) ETL
2 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) People Management
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Data Security
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) MOM
1 3 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (11.11%) Control-M
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) BMC
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Peregrine
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
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