The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 27 March 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 65 38
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.87% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.88% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £356 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +78.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +21.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 540 569 437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.77% 98.78% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 382 302
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 20
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in South Wales

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in South Wales

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South Wales region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft