The median contractor rate for a DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Database Administrator
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.90% 1.58% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.67% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.72 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.99% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 314 419 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.73% 94.80% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 1051 857
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 58
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +67.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £33.75 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +5 3 - - 2
DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 3 (21.43%) Clustering
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) MCSE
6 2 (14.29%) MCSA
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) DTS
5 1 (7.14%) Firebird
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft