Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 83 75
Rank change year-on-year -30 -8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% 1.09% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 1.15% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 21
Bristol median daily rate £380 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -27.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £284 £313
90th Percentile £401 £381 £550
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £386
% change year-on-year +15.38% -15.86% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,797 1,474 1,583
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.91% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,191 1,010 1,154
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £225 £229 £242
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 84
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.72 £11.65
90th Percentile £57.00 £48.13 £45.33
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 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 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016

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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL