The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 54 54 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.22% 0.19% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £413 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +40.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +21.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.25

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 444 518 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 96.31% 96.64% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 349 266
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +4 1 £413 +6.45% 1
SQL Server DBA
Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) Fintech
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle