The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 38 34
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.59% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.62% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £219
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -6.66% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 303 323 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.98% 95.56% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 213 157
Median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £15.75 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Informix
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) IDERA

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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%) Informix
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IDERA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle