Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 21 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 Database Administrator
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.98% 2.55% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 2.60% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Exeter median daily rate £150 £308 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.22% +11.82% -
10th Percentile £125 £279 £263
90th Percentile £175 £407 £304
Devon median daily rate £150 £308 £338
% change year-on-year -51.22% -8.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate - - -
Devon median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter. 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
Exeter
Contract vacancies in Exeter with a recognized job title 286 269 275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 98.18% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 177 180
Exeter median daily rate £390 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% -1.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £148 £177 £215
90th Percentile £525 £466 £489
Devon median daily rate £394 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +15.74% -2.86% -3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Exeter median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -8.45% +173.08%
10th Percentile £23.90 £17.75 £13.25
90th Percentile £43.05 £107.50 £40.95
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +77.22% -3.66% +26.15%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Exeter

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Exeter

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Exeter region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) NHS

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET