Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 January 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 Database Administrator
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 96 99
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.32% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
Reading median daily rate £338 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +0.65% -12.00%
10th Percentile £236 £369 £303
90th Percentile £429 £406 £400
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,173 1,257 1,827
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 90.17% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 655 1,084
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £236 £227
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 125
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -47.17% +47.22%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £50.31 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +17.41%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Reading over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, SQL 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 Reading region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL