The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 April 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 100 120
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 11 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% 0.94% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.97% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 8
Median daily rate £375 £389 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +42.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £325 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2022 2481 2620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.27% 96.76% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1449 1449
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 155 254
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in the East of England

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in the East of England

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in the East of England

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in the East of England

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Cambridgeshire - 5 £400 - 1
Essex -19 3 £269 -10.41% 2
Norfolk - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -6 1 £350 -12.50%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 East of England region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (40.91%) Clustering
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) High Availability
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (31.82%) Migration
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (27.27%) MCSE
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL
9 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
10 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (18.18%) SAN
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 4 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (13.64%) DTS
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
10 1 (4.55%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) High Availability
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.64%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Information Management
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Database Security
7 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Database Optimisation
7 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCSE
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCDBA
3 2 (9.09%) OCP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) OCA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
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