The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 109 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 33 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.95% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.01% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 15
Median daily rate £348 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £38.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -17.11%
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
3056 2380 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.17% 94.29% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1377 1196
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 150 168
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.19 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.16 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 15 £363 +3.57%
Staffordshire -3 4 £313 -28.57% 2
Coventry -10 3 £348 -18.11%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Herefordshire -9 1 £450 +33.33% 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, SQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 52 (98.11%) SQL
2 47 (88.68%) SQL Server
3 23 (43.40%) T-SQL
4 21 (39.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (39.62%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
6 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
7 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (24.53%) SCOM
8 13 (24.53%) Clustering
9 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (16.98%) ETL
13 8 (15.09%) High Availability
13 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (13.21%) Windows
14 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
15 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
15 6 (11.32%) Migration
16 5 (9.43%) Replication
16 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
16 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (7.55%) Data Centre

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Drupal
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (88.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.66%) DTS
9 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.89%) MS Access
10 1 (1.89%) OLTP
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.89%) Power BI
10 1 (1.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.77%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) WCF
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) XSD
3 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.66%) Statistics
5 2 (3.77%) Data Conversion
5 2 (3.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
1 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
4 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (16.98%) ETL
6 8 (15.09%) High Availability
7 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.66%) ITIL
11 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.77%) Data Management
11 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.77%) Logical Data Model
11 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
11 2 (3.77%) Release Management
11 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) SQL
2 23 (43.40%) T-SQL
3 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) MCITP
1 3 (5.66%) MCTS
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) SCOM
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) RedGate
3 1 (1.89%) Capita
3 1 (1.89%) Remedy
3 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
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