The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.31% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +21.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 612 622 683
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.59% 94.96% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 415 446
Median daily rate £405 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +125.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.43 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Wiltshire

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Wiltshire

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Wiltshire

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Wiltshire region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL