Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 98 107
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Reading median daily rate - £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.27% -10.29%
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £388 £345
% change year-on-year -20.00% +12.32% -18.82%
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 1178 1319 1811
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.20% 90.47% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 706 1082
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £219
90th Percentile £575 £572 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -30.39% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

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