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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 119 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 15 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.86% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.91% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 16
Median daily rate £383 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £284 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £435 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
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
2585 2415 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.58% 94.48% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1324 1236
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 117 182
Median hourly rate £15.99 £14.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 0 4 £389 +7.24%
Birmingham -8 4 £290 -14.07% 1
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Herefordshire +14 1 £450 +16.12% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £325 -
Coventry - 1 £400 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 37 (84.09%) SQL Server
3 21 (47.73%) T-SQL
4 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
7 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
10 12 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (27.27%) SCOM
10 12 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.91%) ETL
12 6 (13.64%) Replication
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (11.36%) IaaS
13 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (11.36%) Clustering
13 5 (11.36%) Advertising
13 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (9.09%) Oracle
14 4 (9.09%) Windows
14 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (9.09%) High Availability
14 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
14 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (6.82%) Statistics

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 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.27%) Drupal
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) IaaS
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (84.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.82%) DTS
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (4.55%) SQLPlus
9 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.27%) MS Access
9 1 (2.27%) OLTP
9 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Replication
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Statistics
5 2 (4.55%) NHS
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
3 12 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (15.91%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) BPEL
7 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Release Management
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Workflow
8 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
8 1 (2.27%) Database Security
8 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (47.73%) T-SQL
3 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) MCITP
1 3 (6.82%) MCTS
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) RedGate
4 1 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow