The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 98 88 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 28 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.38% 1.79% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.88% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 26
Median daily rate £325 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £420 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +6.66%
DBA
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1955 1912 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.16% 94.89% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1271 1135
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 64
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 £14.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -8 20 £313 -16.66% 2
Wakefield - 3 £350 -
Pudsey - 2 £430 -
Bradford +14 1 - - 2
Halifax - 1 - - 2
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 49 (84.48%) SQL
2 38 (65.52%) SQL Server
3 30 (51.72%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (32.76%) Oracle
5 17 (29.31%) Replication
5 17 (29.31%) Oracle Database
6 16 (27.59%) T-SQL
7 14 (24.14%) Finance
8 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (20.69%) Windows
10 11 (18.97%) Linux
11 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.24%) .NET
11 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (15.52%) Clustering
12 9 (15.52%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (13.79%) Unix
13 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
13 8 (13.79%) C#
13 8 (13.79%) DB2
13 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
13 8 (13.79%) Migration
14 7 (12.07%) ETL
14 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
14 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (12.07%) High Availability
14 7 (12.07%) Database Optimisation
15 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
1 3 (5.17%) Network Security
1 3 (5.17%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (29.31%) Oracle Database
3 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (13.79%) DB2
7 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
8 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
9 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (5.17%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (3.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Games
3 3 (5.17%) Law
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.62%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Replication
2 9 (15.52%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Linux
3 8 (13.79%) Unix
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (13.79%) Migration
3 7 (12.07%) Database Optimisation
3 7 (12.07%) ETL
3 7 (12.07%) High Availability
4 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.90%) ERP
7 3 (5.17%) Change Control
7 3 (5.17%) CRM
7 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Web Development
8 2 (3.45%) DevOps
8 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (84.48%) SQL
2 16 (27.59%) T-SQL
3 8 (13.79%) C#
3 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.17%) Java
6 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (1.72%) MCITP
1 1 (1.72%) MCSE
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (8.62%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.45%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) NetApp
4 2 (3.45%) BMC
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) iManage
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
5 1 (1.72%) VMware