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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 94 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 1.53% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.61% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 0
Median daily rate £403 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-50.96% -17.11%
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
1308 1556 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.04% 95.34% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 1062 605
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
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 29 September 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (40.00%) Replication
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (20.00%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) Change Control
7 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Clustering
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Database Optimisation
8 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) MCITP
8 2 (13.33%) Release Management
8 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (6.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
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