Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 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.

SQL Database Administrator
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 131 112
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 +5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 20 16 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.89% 0.61% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.64% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 36
Leeds median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £324
90th Percentile £500 £475 £403
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +17.19%
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 2178 2507 3098
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 95.83% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1665 2141
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 97
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.60 £35.82
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Leeds

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Leeds

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in Leeds

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (25.00%) Replication
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Clustering
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (10.00%) Migration
10 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database

SQL 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 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.00%) MySQL
8 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (5.00%) Power BI
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Sage