Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £402 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 70 75
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -19
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.36% 1.41% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.48% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £402 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +50.00% -17.24%
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 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 801 1150 942
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 95.12% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 764 628
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £213 £240 £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 20 55 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.98 £34.98 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in South Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in South Yorkshire

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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 +5 1 £430 -4.56%
Doncaster - 1 - -
SQL DBA
Yorkshire

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering

SQL 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle