Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.14% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Luton median daily rate £375 £375 -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £263
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 249 311 270
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 96.88% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 227 180
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £225 £274 £206
90th Percentile £588 £621 £594
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £431 £425
% change year-on-year -7.25% +1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Luton median hourly rate £16.63 £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.89% +258.68% -53.33%
10th Percentile £15.81 £49.02 £11.61
90th Percentile £17.34 £50.75 £43.11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11% -64.00%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Luton

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Luton

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, SQL Server 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 Luton region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory