The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - 117 97
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.082% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.090% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
2251 2225 1818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.64% 90.85% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1140 884
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 183 131
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £37.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server DBA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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