Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £458 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 January 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 Server Database Administrator
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 119 133
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.15% 0.099% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Surrey median daily rate £458 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £451 £356 £301
90th Percentile £470 £412 £414
South East median daily rate £350 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,588 1,919 2,473
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.00% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,817 1,201 1,565
Surrey median daily rate £450 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.20% +10.67%
10th Percentile £275 £170 £263
90th Percentile £585 £563 £550
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 112 110
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.05% - +15.32%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.61 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.57 £42.00 £54.04
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year +2.86% -8.04% +18.94%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Surrey

SQL Server DBA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Cobham - 1 £450 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Surrey region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) RedGate
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) RedGate
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase