Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Server Database Administrator
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 58 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.09% 0.47% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.50% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Merseyside median daily rate £413 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +30.00% -
North West median daily rate £344 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% -13.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 616 601 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.80% 94.79% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 344 351
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £250 £233 £185
90th Percentile £550 £505 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 23
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.23 £11.36
90th Percentile £16.52 £20.29 £21.80
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year +15.79% +2.81% +8.71%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Merseyside

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Merseyside

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server DBA in Merseyside

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Wirral - 4 £400 -
Liverpool +1 3 £413 +26.92% 2
SQL Server DBA
North West

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Data Integration
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) NoSQL

SQL Server 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
1 2 (28.57%) HP