Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 27 May 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 30 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.29% 2.68% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.88% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £351 £225 £259
90th Percentile £377 £374 £351
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £17.00 £13.06
% change year-on-year - +30.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 252 278 280
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 93.29% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 180 184
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.52% +3.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £275 £201 £205
90th Percentile £456 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 16
Staffordshire median hourly rate £12.42 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.87% +14.81% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.83
90th Percentile £36.88 £53.50 £16.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £15.26
% change year-on-year -10.14% +13.04% -12.80%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 5 £370 +1.37% 2
Stafford - 1 £350 -
SQL DBA
West Midlands

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Staffordshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (66.67%) Replication
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Riak
3 4 (66.67%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (66.67%) Database Security
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Riak
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Change Data Capture
1 4 (66.67%) Database Security
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft