Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 6 months to 19 October 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 16 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 9.57% 6.38% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 6.67% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £350 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £325 £347 £313
90th Percentile £382 £406 £358
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -9.68% +19.23% -23.53%
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 90 90 156
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 95.74% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 102
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +10.64% +0.07%
10th Percentile £280 £236 £158
90th Percentile £438 £476 £513
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £21.00 £10.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.88% -58.80% +85.19%
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.10 £14.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year -7.75% -11.25% +14.70%

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 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) FMCG
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Database Security
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Riak
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Riak
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) FMCG
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Database Security
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle