Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 97 96
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.40% 0.88% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.91% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 10
Bristol median daily rate £338 £355 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.93% -20.22% +54.78%
10th Percentile £272 £285 £263
90th Percentile £536 £392 £497
South West median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1654 1759 1698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.39% 96.33% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1241 1243
Bristol median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -0.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £237
90th Percentile £525 £538 £529
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 77 74
Bristol median hourly rate £28.07 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +85.71% -
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.55 £11.72
90th Percentile £46.61 £47.40 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% +57.14% +10.53%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Bristol over the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
6 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) Clustering
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Data Management
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) MySQL
7 1 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft