Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 June 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 123 112
Rank change year-on-year -22 -11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 22 25 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.65% 0.90% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.92% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 45
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £355 £290 £280
90th Percentile £438 £438 £459
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,261 2,705 3,833
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 97.44% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,196 1,793 2,623
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £265
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 87 108
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.18 £12.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.20% -5.69% -5.04%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.69 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.48 £22.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.73 £12.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +31.18% -8.93% +7.69%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in West Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in West Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in West Yorkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Leeds -34 17 £388 +3.33% 5
Bradford -5 1 - - 1
Pontefract - 1 - -
DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (31.82%) Migration
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
6 6 (27.27%) MySQL
7 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Informix
7 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
8 4 (18.18%) GDPR
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (18.18%) Unix
8 4 (18.18%) OLTP
8 4 (18.18%) SAP
9 3 (13.64%) NetApp
9 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
9 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
9 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (9.09%) High Availability
10 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
10 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (27.27%) MySQL
4 5 (22.73%) Informix
4 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (18.18%) OLTP
6 2 (9.09%) GIS
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
7 1 (4.55%) DB2
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.55%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase