Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL Database Administrator
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 162 161
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 8 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 16
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.69% -5.88%
10th Percentile £328 £369 £313
90th Percentile £538 £559 £428
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3783 3935 4589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.93% 92.20% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2004 2122 2485
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £214
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 183 244
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.44 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.90 £43.28 £46.37
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL DBA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 3 £550 -
Slough +9 2 £310 -31.11%
Reading +5 1 £450 +16.13% 2
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Berkshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Database Security
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Runbook

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Database Security
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Runbook
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Polycom
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) VMware