Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Server Database Administrator
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 - 112
Rank change year-on-year - +112 -9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.20% - 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Reading median daily rate £263 - £375
10th Percentile £256 - £363
90th Percentile £468 - £388
Berkshire median daily rate £263 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 1,369 1,175 1,707
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.19% 92.81% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 605 963
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £250 £205 £243
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 84 70
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -6.25% -25.75%
10th Percentile £11.81 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £55.08 £43.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +28.81% +5.36% -24.43%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Reading over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server DBA in Reading

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Capita
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL Server 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle