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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 130 127 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -36
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 16 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.67% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.71% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 30
Average daily rate £390 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £270 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.25 -
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
2812 2830 2397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.94% 95.38% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 1783 1525
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 132 129
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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 -6 8 £434 +40.14% 4
North Yorkshire +8 5 £370 -10.30%
South Yorkshire -10 2 £356 +29.54% 1
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (41.67%) Replication
5 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
6 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (33.33%) .NET
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (25.00%) C#
10 5 (20.83%) Clustering
10 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (20.83%) Database Optimisation
11 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 4 (16.67%) High Availability
11 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 3 (12.50%) Finance
12 3 (12.50%) Windows
12 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
12 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
13 2 (8.33%) Database Mirroring

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) DTS
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) Database Optimisation
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Data Security
5 2 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) iManage
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