Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 18 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 66 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.15% 1.26% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.34% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Sheffield median daily rate £430 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.56% - -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £402 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -10.61% +50.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 641 898 721
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 94.23% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 598 511
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £195 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 38
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.30 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.37% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.15 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.59 £21.18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.87 £12.75
% change year-on-year +0.87% +16.63% -15.00%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Sheffield

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Sheffield

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 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 Sheffield region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle