The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 April 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 65 63
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.73% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.70% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Median daily rate £338 £325 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -27.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £298 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £384 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -6.66% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 776 860 831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 94.87% 96.09% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 604 594
Median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 30
Median hourly rate £17.58 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.77% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Bristol

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Bristol

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in Bristol

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Bristol

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Bristol region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Data Management
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
8 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
9 1 (10.00%) MySQL
9 1 (10.00%) ITIL
9 1 (10.00%) Windows
9 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft