The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had SQL Server 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 Server Database Administrator
Rank 97 101 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.43% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.45% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £358 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
- -19.78%
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
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 Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Law
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 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 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds