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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 92 57 74
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 21 48 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 2.96% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 3.11% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
1396 1542 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.21% 95.07% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1099 694
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £22.50 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 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 37 (78.72%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
3 25 (53.19%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (46.81%) Oracle
4 22 (46.81%) Oracle Database
5 17 (36.17%) Replication
6 16 (34.04%) Linux
7 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
9 11 (23.40%) Unix
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (21.28%) Windows
10 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.28%) .NET
10 10 (21.28%) C#
10 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
10 10 (21.28%) Finance
10 10 (21.28%) Migration
11 9 (19.15%) Shell Script
11 9 (19.15%) Clustering
11 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (19.15%) Database Optimisation
12 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (14.89%) ETL
13 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.89%) Entity Framework
13 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
13 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing

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 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
1 4 (8.51%) LDAP
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (46.81%) Oracle Database
3 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (12.77%) DB2
6 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (10.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
7 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
7 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Games
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
1 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
2 7 (14.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Replication
2 9 (19.15%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Unix
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (21.28%) Migration
3 9 (19.15%) Database Optimisation
4 7 (14.89%) ETL
4 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) High Availability
6 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.51%) ERP
8 3 (6.38%) Change Control
8 3 (6.38%) CRM
8 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.38%) Web Development
9 2 (4.26%) Change Management
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL
9 2 (4.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (78.72%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
3 10 (21.28%) C#
3 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
4 9 (19.15%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.26%) MCITP
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (10.64%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) NetApp
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) Percona
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.13%) BMC