The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 130 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 16 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 9
Average daily rate
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£350 - £175
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.88 -
% change year-on-year
-10.08% -
SQL Server 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
2950 2233 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.80% 93.16% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1344 1140
Average daily rate £360 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £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 149 124 140
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 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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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 - 13 £350 -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
9 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (18.18%) Migration
11 3 (13.64%) VMware
11 3 (13.64%) Clustering
11 3 (13.64%) Firewall
11 3 (13.64%) VLAN
11 3 (13.64%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 3 (13.64%) UNIX
11 3 (13.64%) ETL
11 3 (13.64%) Citrix
11 3 (13.64%) NetApp
11 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
11 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
11 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
12 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) VMware