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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 117 110 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -42
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 25 18 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 0.71% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.75% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 32
Average daily rate £381 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+193.33% -55.55%
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
2761 2401 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.81% 94.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 1586 1251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £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 117 116 102
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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
West Yorkshire +2 23 £375 +16.27% 7
North Yorkshire - 2 £390 - 3
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 50 (94.34%) SQL
2 46 (86.79%) SQL Server
3 32 (60.38%) T-SQL
4 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
5 25 (47.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (39.62%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (20.75%) Windows
12 10 (18.87%) Replication
12 10 (18.87%) High Availability
13 9 (16.98%) Oracle
13 9 (16.98%) .NET
14 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (15.09%) Migration
14 8 (15.09%) Release Management
15 7 (13.21%) Finance
15 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
15 7 (13.21%) C#
15 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
16 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
16 6 (11.32%) Database Optimisation
17 5 (9.43%) Entity Framework
17 5 (9.43%) Clustering
17 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
17 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (86.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (47.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.89%) DTS
10 1 (1.89%) MySQL
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.43%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.87%) High Availability
3 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) Release Management
4 6 (11.32%) Database Optimisation
5 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) ETL
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.77%) Kanban
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) SQL
2 32 (60.38%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.21%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) MCITP
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) iManage
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