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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 107 116 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 43 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.35% 0.17% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.18% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 17
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£375 £300 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +69.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £280 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.75 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +15.23%
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
2986 2241 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.75% 93.14% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2015 1356 1126
Average daily rate £363 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 120 140
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £22.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -36.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +10 38 £375 +36.36% 4
South Yorkshire -10 2 £300 -7.69%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 72 (97.30%) SQL
2 63 (85.14%) SQL Server
3 44 (59.46%) Oracle
4 42 (56.76%) T-SQL
5 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
6 31 (41.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (33.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (32.43%) Windows
9 23 (31.08%) Migration
10 19 (25.68%) Release Management
11 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database
12 17 (22.97%) MongoDB
12 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (20.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (18.92%) Data Mart
15 13 (17.57%) ETL
16 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
18 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
19 8 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
19 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
19 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
19 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
19 8 (10.81%) BODI
20 7 (9.46%) Windows 2000 Server
20 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
20 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Firewall
1 3 (4.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (85.14%) SQL Server
2 31 (41.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (33.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database
5 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (22.97%) MongoDB
6 15 (20.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (18.92%) Data Mart
8 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (10.81%) BODI
11 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
13 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (2.70%) Sybase IQ
14 2 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
15 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.05%) Subversion
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) LINQ
3 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Clustering
2 5 (6.76%) Replication
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (9.46%) Windows 2000 Server
2 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Migration
2 19 (25.68%) Release Management
3 14 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (17.57%) ETL
5 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.46%) Data Management
7 6 (8.11%) ITIL
7 6 (8.11%) DevOps
8 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.05%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.05%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.70%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (2.70%) Kanban
10 2 (2.70%) High Availability
10 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 72 (97.30%) SQL
2 42 (56.76%) T-SQL
3 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.46%) Korn
6 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
1 3 (4.05%) Puppet
1 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Oracle
2 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.76%) VMware
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) NetApp
6 2 (2.70%) Sybase