The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 47 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.86% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +1.42% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -35.71% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 216 362 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 92.70% 95.26% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 266 159
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £305 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £8.50 £9.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking

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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) DTS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft