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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 18 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.66% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 11
Median daily rate £356 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £375
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 - £44.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +67.61%

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
2250 2270 1984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.02% 94.50% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1235 1133
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 £213 £235 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 95 169
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.95 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 - 8 £250 -
Birmingham -3 5 £363 +18.85%
Coventry - 1 £400 - 1
Smethwick - 1 £350 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 43 (100.00%) SQL
2 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
3 22 (51.16%) T-SQL
4 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (39.53%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
6 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
10 9 (20.93%) SCOM
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (18.60%) Clustering
12 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (13.95%) Advertising
13 6 (13.95%) ETL
14 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
14 5 (11.63%) Replication
14 5 (11.63%) IaaS
14 5 (11.63%) High Availability
15 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
15 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
15 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (9.30%) Oracle
15 4 (9.30%) Windows

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 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (6.98%) DTS
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.65%) SQLPlus
9 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.33%) OLAP
9 1 (2.33%) OLTP
9 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.95%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
1 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.95%) ETL
6 5 (11.63%) High Availability
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 3 (6.98%) Release Management
9 2 (4.65%) BPEL
9 2 (4.65%) CRM
9 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Service Management
9 2 (4.65%) Workflow
10 1 (2.33%) Data Management
10 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) T-SQL
3 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) MCITP
1 3 (6.98%) MCTS
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) RedGate
3 1 (2.33%) Remedy
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow