The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Server Database Administrator
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 - 117
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% - 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -9.67% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1678 2208 2235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.79% 92.73% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3064 4151 4019
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 298 363
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.73 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Berkshire

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Berkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Berkshire

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) HNC
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis

SQL Server 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft