Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 104 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 -24 +17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 25 39 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.11% 1.48% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.55% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 59
Leeds median daily rate £375 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +11.84% +6.67%
10th Percentile £338 £271 £313
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -11.76% +11.84% -6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2171 2524 3097
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 95.82% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1682 2146
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £263
90th Percentile £548 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 44 98
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.20 £8.86
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.28 £35.61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Leeds

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Leeds

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Leeds

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Leeds

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) Replication
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (16.00%) Clustering
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
10 3 (12.00%) Unix
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (8.00%) NetApp

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
8 1 (4.00%) MySQL
8 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.00%) Power BI
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Sage
4 1 (4.00%) VMware