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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 91 65 86
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 31 65 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.51% 2.83% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.96% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 5
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.43 £37.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-5.52% -72.22%
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
1988 2196 1602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.83% 95.48% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1520 993
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 88 68
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -35 18 £413 +8.55% 6
Halifax +9 3 £425 -
Bradford +5 2 - -
Pudsey - 2 £440 -
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 44 (83.02%) SQL
2 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
3 24 (45.28%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (41.51%) Oracle
5 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database
6 18 (33.96%) Linux
7 17 (32.08%) Finance
8 14 (26.42%) DB2
9 13 (24.53%) Replication
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (20.75%) Migration
11 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
11 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
11 10 (18.87%) Unix
12 9 (16.98%) Windows
12 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
12 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (15.09%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (13.21%) ETL
14 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
14 7 (13.21%) Clustering
14 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
15 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
15 6 (11.32%) Data Guard
15 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
15 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
16 5 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra

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 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
1 4 (7.55%) LDAP
2 3 (5.66%) Network Security
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database
3 14 (26.42%) DB2
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
8 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
9 5 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
9 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (7.55%) DTS
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Games
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
1 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Replication
2 7 (13.21%) Clustering
3 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Unix
3 9 (16.98%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Solaris
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (20.75%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) ETL
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.55%) ERP
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Web Development
7 3 (5.66%) Change Control
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 3 (5.66%) Database Tuning
7 3 (5.66%) High Availability
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
8 2 (3.77%) Release Management
8 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
4 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) MCITP
1 2 (3.77%) MCSE
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (11.32%) Data Guard
3 4 (7.55%) SCOM
4 3 (5.66%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) BMC
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Percona
4 2 (3.77%) Sybase
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds