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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 95 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 18 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.59% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £343 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +13.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £374 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.75 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +15.23%
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
2313 2370 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.71% 91.40% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1206 1011
Average daily rate £370 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 172 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +5 6 £350 - 2
Herefordshire - 4 £328 - 2
Staffordshire - 3 £450 -
Worcestershire - 3 £375 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +2 1 £310 -5.34%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (68.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (32.00%) ETL
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.00%) Clustering
9 4 (16.00%) Replication
9 4 (16.00%) QA
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Network Design
10 3 (12.00%) Data Security
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Migration
10 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
10 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
10 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
11 2 (8.00%) Database Security

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) DTS
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.00%) MySQL
8 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Liquibase
1 1 (4.00%) Flyway
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) CGI
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
3 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ETL
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Data Security
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (8.00%) Database Security
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (68.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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