The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 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 Server Database Administrator
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 117 133
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.042% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.49% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 6
Median daily rate - £381 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 2217 2451 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.86% 96.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1395 1713
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 199 251
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in the East of England

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the East of England.

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

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the East of England.

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

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Essex -12 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
England

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

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

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Database Security
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (16.67%) X++
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) DTS
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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