Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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.

Database Administrator
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 68 59
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.06% 0.89% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.93% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 18
South Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% -1.45% +18.15%
10th Percentile £314 £373 £313
90th Percentile £342 £436 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £44.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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 818 750 1,032
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 95.30% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 419 708
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +0.31% +9.00%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £239
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 48
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.85% +18.96%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.83 £9.35
90th Percentile £32.75 £29.90 £38.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.10 £13.86
% change year-on-year +11.70% +1.71% +2.99%

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 16 October 2018. 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 +7 5 £330 -22.76%
Doncaster - 3 - -
DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 South Yorkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (55.56%) Data Guard
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (33.33%) Foglight
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Imperva
6 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Change Management
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (11.11%) Delphix
8 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
8 1 (11.11%) VMware

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 (11.11%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PVCS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Data Guard
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (33.33%) Foglight
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Imperva
3 1 (11.11%) Delphix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware