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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 71 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 25 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.72% 1.56% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.63% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 16
Median daily rate £340 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.39%

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
1403 1906 1681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.49% 96.21% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1285 1125
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 61 72
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.69 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -3 20 £335 -13.54% 7
Bradford +12 3 £350 +16.66%
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 39 (88.64%) SQL
2 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 19 (43.18%) Oracle
3 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
4 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (38.64%) Windows
6 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (29.55%) Linux
8 12 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (25.00%) Unix
9 11 (25.00%) ETL
9 11 (25.00%) Replication
10 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
12 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (15.91%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (15.91%) DB2 UDB
13 7 (15.91%) DB2
14 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
15 5 (11.36%) High Availability
15 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (11.36%) Data Guard
15 5 (11.36%) Change Management

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 2 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (15.91%) DB2
8 7 (15.91%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.36%) OLTP
11 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (4.55%) Big Data
13 2 (4.55%) MySQL
13 2 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
13 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) JMS
1 2 (4.55%) OSGi
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Replication
2 5 (11.36%) HACMP
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Solaris
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (25.00%) ETL
3 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.36%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.36%) High Availability
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (4.55%) Analytics
7 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) SOA
8 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.27%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.36%) AWK
3 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) MCDBA
3 4 (9.09%) MCITP
3 4 (9.09%) MCTS
4 2 (4.55%) OCP
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (11.36%) Data Guard
2 5 (11.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) NetApp
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) IDERA
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.82%) RedGate
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Tableau