The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / London
Rank 368 334 317
Rank change year-on-year -34 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 38 106 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 85 78
Median daily rate £400 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -6.66% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +246.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £28.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +57.72% -28.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in London

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in London

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in London

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in London

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
City of London -16 7 £425 +13.33% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £355 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £400 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 97 (92.38%) SQL
2 88 (83.81%) SQL Server
3 47 (44.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (36.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
6 33 (31.43%) Finance
6 33 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (23.81%) Migration
9 25 (23.81%) Windows
10 22 (20.95%) Oracle
11 20 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (17.14%) High Availability
13 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (14.29%) ETL
14 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (13.33%) Clustering
16 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (11.43%) Replication
17 12 (11.43%) IIS
17 12 (11.43%) .NET
17 12 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (10.48%) MySQL
18 11 (10.48%) Banking
18 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
19 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
19 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 12 (11.43%) IIS
2 2 (1.90%) JBoss
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.86%) IaaS
3 3 (2.86%) PaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.95%) Office 365
4 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) BIG-IP
1 2 (1.90%) DNS
1 2 (1.90%) Firewall
1 2 (1.90%) FTP
1 2 (1.90%) LAN
1 2 (1.90%) VLAN
1 2 (1.90%) VPN
1 2 (1.90%) WAN
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Intranet
2 1 (0.95%) LDAP
2 1 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (83.81%) SQL Server
2 47 (44.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (36.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 27 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (10.48%) MySQL
11 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
11 10 (9.52%) RDBMS
11 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
12 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
16 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
16 3 (2.86%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) NUnit
1 7 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (31.43%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Legal
4 6 (5.71%) Law
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) .NET
2 10 (9.52%) Web Services
3 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (6.67%) ADO
4 7 (6.67%) Dapper ORM
4 7 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.95%) Middleware
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Clustering
2 12 (11.43%) Replication
3 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Fintech
5 1 (0.95%) FMCG
5 1 (0.95%) Handset
5 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.95%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Linux
3 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.86%) Unix
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) SUSE
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) Migration
2 20 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (17.14%) High Availability
4 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (14.29%) ETL
6 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.62%) WFM
8 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.67%) DevOps
9 6 (5.71%) ITIL
9 6 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.76%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.81%) Data Management
11 4 (3.81%) Database Mirroring
11 4 (3.81%) ETL Development
12 3 (2.86%) Database Theory
12 3 (2.86%) Load Balancing
12 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (92.38%) SQL
2 35 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.57%) C#
5 7 (6.67%) VB
6 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.95%) Perl
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.86%) MCITP
3 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) Degree
4 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) MCSA
5 1 (0.95%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.90%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Nagios
1 4 (3.81%) SCOM
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.90%) Ansible
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) Simpana
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.95%) Oracle
3 9 (8.57%) RedGate
4 8 (7.62%) Rackspace
4 8 (7.62%) Sybase
5 6 (5.71%) VMware
6 4 (3.81%) SAP
7 3 (2.86%) iManage
8 2 (1.90%) Cognos
8 2 (1.90%) F5
8 2 (1.90%) Tableau
8 2 (1.90%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.95%) CommVault
9 1 (0.95%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.95%) HP
9 1 (0.95%) IBM
9 1 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.95%) NetApp
9 1 (0.95%) Reuters
9 1 (0.95%) Symbian
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