The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 112 68 104
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +36
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 2.16% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 2.30% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £319
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
SQL DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2226 2128 2077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.83% 93.99% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1239 966
Average daily rate £355 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 94 172
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
West Yorkshire -25 8 £425 +6.25% 9
South Yorkshire +3 5 £280 -37.77% 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 5
East Yorkshire - - - - 4
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (30.77%) Clustering
5 7 (26.92%) ETL
6 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (15.38%) Business Objects
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (15.38%) Replication
8 4 (15.38%) Data Management
8 4 (15.38%) Data Mart
8 4 (15.38%) BODI
8 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (11.54%) High Availability
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (3.85%) SAS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (15.38%) Data Mart
4 4 (15.38%) BODI
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (3.85%) OLAP
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (26.92%) ETL
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Data Security
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Korn
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCITP
1 1 (3.85%) MCTS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Business Objects
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
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