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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 94 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 16 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.23% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.25% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £296 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
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
2069 1966 1873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.75% 90.98% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1205 1033 855
Average daily rate £350 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 147 186
Average hourly rate £15.71 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £34.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -2 9 £338 +20.00%
Coventry - 1 £400 - 1
Solihull - 1 £400 -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (88.24%) SQL
2 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (14.71%) Replication
6 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (11.76%) ETL
7 4 (11.76%) Clustering
7 4 (11.76%) Finance
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) Retail
9 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.88%) DTS
9 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (5.88%) Windows
9 2 (5.88%) MDX
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
10 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
10 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.88%) DTS
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.94%) FileMaker
7 1 (2.94%) OLAP
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) MDX
2 1 (2.94%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Replication
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
3 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.94%) Informatics
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Migration
1 4 (11.76%) ETL
1 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL
3 1 (2.94%) CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.94%) Coaching
3 1 (2.94%) People Management
3 1 (2.94%) Information Security
3 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.94%) Document Management
3 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
3 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Mercator
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle