Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 26 July 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 137 113
Rank change year-on-year -1 -24 +18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.079% 0.50% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.52% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 13
Surrey median daily rate £475 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +17.86% -9.68%
10th Percentile £435 £308 £306
90th Percentile £515 £450 £419
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £52.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2384 2501 2553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.57% 95.82% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1635 1675 1417
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.78% +6.13%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £242
90th Percentile £575 £575 £531
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 137 117
Surrey median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.71 £11.15 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £50.18
South East median hourly rate £17.59 £19.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.22% +13.21% +2.94%

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 26 July 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
Staines - 1 £525 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Surrey region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016

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 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL