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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 85 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 27 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.49% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.54% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +88.88%
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
2083 2048 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.00% 91.18% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 1047 803
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 138 169
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £37.15 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
Birmingham -5 6 £363 -5.22% 3
Coventry - 6 £180 -
Staffordshire -2 4 £300 -7.69%
West Bromwich - 4 £375 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £275 - 1
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 41 (93.18%) SQL
2 38 (86.36%) SQL Server
3 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
7 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (18.18%) Windows
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (15.91%) Red Gate
10 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.64%) MySQL
10 6 (13.64%) Replication
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (11.36%) MCITP
11 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.36%) MCDBA
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (9.09%) Migration
12 4 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
13 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
13 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
13 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (13.64%) MySQL
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.55%) MS Access
10 1 (2.27%) OLAP
10 1 (2.27%) DTS
10 1 (2.27%) FileMaker
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) ODBC
1 1 (2.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Replication
2 4 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Statistics
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.27%) Informatics
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) Database Security
5 2 (4.55%) Change Control
5 2 (4.55%) Release Management
5 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Time Management
6 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Information Security
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) Document Management
6 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.36%) MCITP
2 5 (11.36%) MCDBA
3 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) Mercator
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