The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 94 85 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.59% 0.96% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.01% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 12
Median daily rate £330 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £298 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £420 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +12.94%
SQL 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
1464 1288 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.94% 94.78% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 896 799
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 12 (46.15%) Replication
3 12 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (26.92%) Clustering
6 7 (26.92%) .NET
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) Database Optimisation
8 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
8 5 (19.23%) High Availability
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
10 3 (11.54%) SAN
10 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (11.54%) Firewall

SQL 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
8 1 (3.85%) DTS
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (3.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
1 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
2 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Replication
2 7 (26.92%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) Database Optimisation
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) High Availability
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) Information Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) MCITP
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) iManage
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle