Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 6 months to 16 December 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 Database Administrator
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 8.16% 3.75% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 3.85% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £375 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
Staffordshire median daily rate £361 £345 £425
% change year-on-year +4.57% -18.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent with a recognized job title 94 156 62
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 97.50% 89.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 95 42
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £286 £160 £263
90th Percentile £480 £492 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £342 £360
% change year-on-year +6.88% -5.14% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £11.40 £25.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.40% +138.10% -16.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.33 £10.25
90th Percentile £17.25 £25.00 £16.90
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -43.20% +85.19% +12.50%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings that featured SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, SQL 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) FMCG
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) DTS
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (12.50%) Replication
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) DTS
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) FMCG
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle