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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 112 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.50% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 7
Median daily rate £340 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £313 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £508 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.08% -
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
2733 2387 2167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.86% 94.50% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1449 1113
Median daily rate £390 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 147 173
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £33.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 4 £320 - 1
Coventry -1 3 £370 +9.62% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £300 -
Warwickshire - 3 £350 -
Shropshire -38 2 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £450 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (93.02%) SQL
1 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (53.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (37.21%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (32.56%) Clustering
5 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (20.93%) Migration
9 9 (20.93%) Windows
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (16.28%) High Availability
11 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
12 6 (13.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (13.95%) SCOrch
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (13.95%) SCOM
13 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
13 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
13 5 (11.63%) .NET
13 5 (11.63%) Replication
13 5 (11.63%) ETL
13 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery

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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (53.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.33%) Ingres
10 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) WCF
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) XSD
3 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (20.93%) Migration
3 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (16.28%) High Availability
4 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.63%) ETL
4 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) CRM
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.65%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) MCTS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCOM
1 6 (13.95%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Capita
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Remedy
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
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