The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 24 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 118 116
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.23% 0.050% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.053% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £381
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1674 1874 2036
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.33% 94.31% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1176 1288
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 102 150
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Hampshire

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Hampshire

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Hampshire

SQL Server DBA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Andover - 1 £425 -
Basingstoke - 1 £375 - 1
SQL Server DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hampshire region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat