The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 94 60 78
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 11 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.64% 2.05% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 2.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 1
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£315 £369 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% +34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +88.88%
SQL 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
1594 1465 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.57% 93.91% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 899 638
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 58 98
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.20 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford -13 7 £310 -16.91% 3
Leeds -21 3 £425 +17.24% 13
Wakefield - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
SQL DBA
Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (32.00%) Replication
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (24.00%) Clustering
7 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) SAN
7 5 (20.00%) ETL
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (16.00%) Data Mart
8 4 (16.00%) BODI
8 4 (16.00%) Data Management
8 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Linux

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (16.00%) Data Mart
6 4 (16.00%) BODI
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.00%) OLAP
8 1 (4.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Replication
2 6 (24.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Data Management
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Korn
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft