The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 100 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 15 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 0.45% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.48% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 13
Average daily rate £394 £320 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.04% -22.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
SQL Server 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
1931 1673 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.98% 94.73% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1139 897
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 59
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -2 12 £400 -5.88% 2
Bradford +4 1 £300 -3.06%
Huddersfield - 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (40.91%) Replication
7 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (27.27%) C#
10 5 (22.73%) Database Optimisation
11 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
11 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 4 (18.18%) Migration
12 3 (13.64%) High Availability
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
12 3 (13.64%) Clustering
12 3 (13.64%) Windows
12 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
13 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 2 (9.09%) ETL

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) DTS
7 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Database Optimisation
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Data Security
7 1 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) iManage
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) VMware