Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 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 Database Administrator
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 109 102
Rank change year-on-year +29 -7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 13
Reading median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +16.07%
10th Percentile £293 £368 £256
90th Percentile £373 £433 £435
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1172 1714 1809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.65% 92.90% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 968 977
Reading median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £205 £244 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 70 79
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -23.43% +34.69%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £55.08 £43.45 £39.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.53
% change year-on-year +7.14% -24.43% +8.97%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Reading

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Reading

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Reading

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Reading region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Replication

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft