Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 Server Database Administrator
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 126 138
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.084% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.33% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 15
Leeds median daily rate £413 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +16.13% -8.82%
10th Percentile £371 £360 £321
90th Percentile £444 £475 £477
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +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 2,271 2,152 2,816
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 95.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,592 1,376 1,912
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 44 72
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -5.58% +14.38%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.29 £8.81
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +17.20% -7.41% +8.00%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Leeds

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Leeds

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, SQL Server DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR