The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
Rank 74 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 1.78% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.85% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 6
Median daily rate £335 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -8.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1076 1351 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.85% 95.95% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 924 754
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £21.50 £18.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Leeds region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Leeds region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Leeds region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 36 (92.31%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
3 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
4 17 (43.59%) Oracle
5 16 (41.03%) Windows
5 16 (41.03%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (28.21%) Unix
8 11 (28.21%) Replication
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (25.64%) Linux
9 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
10 9 (23.08%) ETL
11 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (12.82%) High Availability
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
13 5 (12.82%) NetApp
13 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (12.82%) OLTP
13 5 (12.82%) DB2
13 5 (12.82%) Solaris
13 5 (12.82%) ITIL

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (12.82%) DB2
7 5 (12.82%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (12.82%) OLTP
8 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (5.13%) Big Data
10 2 (5.13%) MySQL
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Replication
2 5 (12.82%) HACMP
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Unix
3 10 (25.64%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Solaris
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (23.08%) ETL
3 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.82%) High Availability
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.56%) Data Transformation
8 1 (2.56%) Database Theory
8 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.82%) AWK
3 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) MCDBA
3 4 (10.26%) MCITP
3 4 (10.26%) MCTS
4 2 (5.13%) OCP
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) NetApp
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) IDERA
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) RedGate
6 2 (5.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.56%) Tableau