Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 17 October 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 Database Administrator
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 48 62
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.33% 1.53% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.63% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Merseyside median daily rate £419 £283 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.23% - -
North West median daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 504 613 716
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 94.02% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 349 343
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £210 £215 £151
90th Percentile £550 £511 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 29
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -4.40% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £11.60
90th Percentile £18.08 £24.11 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £19.13 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.53% +17.57%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Merseyside over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Merseyside

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
Liverpool -2 6 £413 +50.68% 1
Wirral +5 1 £450 +59.29%
SQL DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Liquibase
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Complex ETL

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Redis
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Liquibase
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Complex ETL
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft