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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - 116 131
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.43% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Average daily rate
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- £173 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £308
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.75
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
2192 2115 2599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.76% 93.50% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1133 1374
Average daily rate £333 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 140 129
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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
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 27 August 2014. 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
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
5 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (42.31%) Windows
7 11 (42.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (26.92%) Clustering
9 7 (26.92%) SLA
9 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
10 5 (19.23%) SAN
10 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) QA
11 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
13 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
13 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
13 2 (7.69%) Banking
14 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
14 1 (3.85%) Marketing
14 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) DTS
6 1 (3.85%) OLTP
6 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (42.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
4 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
2 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Foglight
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter
2 1 (3.85%) SAP