Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 196 191
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 6 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.19% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 26
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -4.06% +0.37%
10th Percentile £125 £281 £224
90th Percentile £388 £388 £475
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £41.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5335 5385 6287
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 94.92% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3341 3503 4096
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 342 397
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.05
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in the South West

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in the South West

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server DBA in the South West

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in the South West

SQL Server DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -4 2 £375 +15.38%
Devon -5 2 £150 -49.58%
Dorset - 2 £375 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) NHS

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft