The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - - 84
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £303
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 - £22.75
SQL Server 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
955 877 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.54% 94.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 477 619
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft