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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 122 113 114
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 21 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Median daily rate £337 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £395 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
2983 2292 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.15% 95.94% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 1367 1132
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 148 198
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Staffordshire - 6 £313 -
Birmingham -10 5 £408 +23.95% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £350 -
Coventry -14 2 £348 -18.11% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 46 (95.83%) SQL
2 44 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 23 (47.92%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (25.00%) Clustering
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
9 10 (20.83%) SCOM
10 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (18.75%) High Availability
11 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 8 (16.67%) Migration
12 7 (14.58%) Replication
13 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (12.50%) ETL
13 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (12.50%) Windows
13 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
14 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
15 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.08%) Ingres
10 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.08%) MS Access
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) WCF
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) XSD
3 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Clustering
2 7 (14.58%) Replication
3 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Data Conversion
5 2 (4.17%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 9 (18.75%) High Availability
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.25%) CRM
7 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.17%) ITIL
8 2 (4.17%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Server Patching
9 1 (2.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (95.83%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) MCITP
2 1 (2.08%) MCTS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) SCOM
2 4 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Capita
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) RedGate
3 1 (2.08%) Remedy
3 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago