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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 95 51 76
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +25
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 58 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 3.51% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 3.70% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 43 2
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £321 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £462 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
DBA
West Yorkshire

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
1398 1568 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.21% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 1110 626
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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
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 30 August 2016, 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 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 17 (50.00%) Oracle
3 17 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 16 (47.06%) Linux
5 15 (44.12%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
7 9 (26.47%) Replication
7 9 (26.47%) Windows
8 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (23.53%) Unix
8 8 (23.53%) DB2
8 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
8 8 (23.53%) Migration
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (20.59%) ETL
10 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
10 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.65%) Clustering
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
10 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
11 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
11 5 (14.71%) Data Guard
11 5 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery

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 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
1 4 (11.76%) LDAP
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (23.53%) DB2
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
6 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
6 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Games
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Replication
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 8 (23.53%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) ETL
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.76%) ERP
7 3 (8.82%) Change Control
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 3 (8.82%) Database Tuning
7 3 (8.82%) High Availability
7 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.82%) Web Development
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Database Security
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Release Management
8 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) MCITP
1 2 (5.88%) MCSE
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (14.71%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Percona
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds