The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 96 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.077% 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.46% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £525 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -8.33% +21.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London 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 1214 1296 1311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 93.46% 96.43% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 848 702
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 92 65
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 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 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

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 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL