The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 49 57 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.17% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £369 £300 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.91% +66.66%  
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 £45.00 £28.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +57.72% -28.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 502 606 644
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.48% 97.43% 97.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 361 315
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 64
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +150.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Cambridgeshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Cambridgeshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Cambridgeshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +9 4 £369 +22.91% 6
SQL DBA
East of England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (55.56%) Clustering
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Database Security
5 3 (33.33%) MCDBA
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (33.33%) OCP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (33.33%) Windows

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) DTS
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) RavenDB
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Database Security
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCDBA
2 3 (33.33%) OCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) OCA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago