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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 105 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 20 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.60% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.65% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
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
2463 2147 1659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.11% 91.28% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1112 764
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 149 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -9 5 £348 -13.12% 2
West Bromwich - 4 £375 -
Staffordshire -10 3 £300 -7.69%
Coventry -1 1 £338 -
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Shropshire - 1 £540 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 32 (86.49%) SQL Server
3 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
4 22 (59.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (27.03%) Oracle
7 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
8 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (18.92%) MySQL
9 7 (18.92%) Red Gate
10 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (13.51%) Replication
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (13.51%) MCITP
11 5 (13.51%) MCDBA
11 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (10.81%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (10.81%) Finance
12 4 (10.81%) Migration
13 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
13 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
13 3 (8.11%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (86.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (59.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (54.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (18.92%) MySQL
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (5.41%) MS Access
12 1 (2.70%) OLAP
12 1 (2.70%) FileMaker
12 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) ODBC
1 1 (2.70%) CGI
1 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Replication
2 4 (10.81%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) SUSE
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) ETL
4 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Database Security
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
6 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Document Management
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) MCITP
2 5 (13.51%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Mercator
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