Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 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 Server Database Administrator
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 108 90
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 +19
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.051% 0.23% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.24% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 13
Bristol median daily rate - £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.76% +0.77%
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year +15.38% -4.06% +2.26%
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 1860 1653 1656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.05% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1172 1218
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £236
90th Percentile £525 £545 £533
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 84
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +53.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.40 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Bristol

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Bristol

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Bristol

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bristol region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Database Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL