The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 29 June 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 76 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.64% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.59% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £360 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £281 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £356 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -35.71% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 844 910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.75% 94.30% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 2254 2280
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £269 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 197
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £23.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Cheshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Cheshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Chester +14 2 £443 +47.50%
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cheshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (36.36%) Local Government
4 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (18.18%) Perfmon
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) OLTP
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (9.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Perfmon
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Kofax
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) RedGate
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
Knutsford, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago