The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 77 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 1.44% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.53% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.13 £30.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+39.25% -10.37%
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
1141 918 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.84% 94.64% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 556 501
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 43
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Data Management
3 4 (30.77%) Data Mart
3 4 (30.77%) BODI
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Clustering
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Data Mart
2 4 (30.77%) BODI
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Management
1 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft