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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 83 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 35 63 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.70% 2.89% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 3.03% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 8
Median daily rate £400 £380 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
1989 2076 1603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.88% 95.19% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1462 1015
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 67 57
Median hourly rate £12.82 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -31 22 £400 +5.26% 6
Bradford +2 3 - -
Halifax -2 2 - - 1
Pudsey - 2 £440 -
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (87.30%) SQL
2 40 (63.49%) SQL Server
3 31 (49.21%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (38.10%) Oracle
5 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 20 (31.75%) Replication
7 18 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 18 (28.57%) Linux
8 17 (26.98%) Finance
9 16 (25.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.05%) DB2
11 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
11 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (15.87%) .NET
12 10 (15.87%) C#
12 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
12 10 (15.87%) Unix
12 10 (15.87%) Windows
13 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (14.29%) Clustering
13 9 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (14.29%) Migration
13 9 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
14 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (11.11%) ETL
15 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
15 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
15 7 (11.11%) Entity Framework

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 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Firewall
1 4 (6.35%) LDAP
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (63.49%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 16 (25.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (19.05%) DB2
5 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
9 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
10 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
10 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (6.35%) DTS
11 4 (6.35%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Games
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
1 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
2 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 7 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Replication
2 9 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Unix
2 10 (15.87%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Solaris
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
2 9 (14.29%) Migration
3 7 (11.11%) ETL
3 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.52%) High Availability
4 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.35%) ERP
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) Web Development
7 3 (4.76%) Change Control
7 3 (4.76%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) CRM
7 3 (4.76%) Database Tuning
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 55 (87.30%) SQL
2 18 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
4 10 (15.87%) C#
5 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.76%) Java
7 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.17%) MCITP
2 2 (3.17%) MCSE
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (9.52%) Data Guard
3 4 (6.35%) SCOM
4 3 (4.76%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.76%) BMC
5 2 (3.17%) Percona
5 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
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