Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 64 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.83% 0.56% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.58% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Kent median daily rate £550 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -4.07%
10th Percentile £446 £341 £369
90th Percentile £575 £504 £472
South East median daily rate £413 £381 £400
% change year-on-year +8.20% -4.69% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 351 515 445
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 96.26% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 388 314
Kent median daily rate £405 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £149 £138 £180
90th Percentile £613 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 16
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £24.85 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.87% +87.86% -22.21%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.35 £9.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.45 £20.50
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -10.23%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Kent

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Kent

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Kent over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in Kent

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Kent

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £425 -
SQL DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, SQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SSDT
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat