Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 62 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -22
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 6 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.74% 2.02% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 2.13% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 7
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +23.29% -2.67%
10th Percentile £373 £334 £296
90th Percentile £436 £484 £503
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £44.00 - £29.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £44.00 - £22.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 784 1127 934
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 94.79% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 749 620
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
10th Percentile £194 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 54 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.87 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.87% +16.63% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.48 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in South Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in South Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in South Yorkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -3 4 £427 -5.06% 1
Doncaster - 1 - -
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 South Yorkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Redis
5 1 (16.67%) G Suite
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Redis
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase