Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 125 129
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 -49
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 32 26 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.92% 0.90% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.92% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 34
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.02% +4.17% +4.00%
10th Percentile £391 £363 £270
90th Percentile £538 £500 £453
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £375 £389
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.54% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 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 3,334 2,812 3,804
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.67% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,262 1,897 2,544
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £269
90th Percentile £550 £543 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 80 91
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £14.10 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.40% +12.80% -7.41%
10th Percentile £9.45 £8.83 £9.23
90th Percentile £28.25 £27.61 £19.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.81
% change year-on-year +10.92% +2.82% +2.98%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 September 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 -1 29 £500 +17.65% 5
Bradford -10 1 - - 2
Halifax - 1 £363 - 2
Wakefield - 1 - -
DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 19 (59.38%) T-SQL
3 19 (59.38%) Oracle
4 18 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (40.63%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
7 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
8 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (25.00%) ITIL
10 7 (21.88%) Migration
10 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (15.63%) Unix
12 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
12 5 (15.63%) Service Management
13 4 (12.50%) OLTP
13 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
13 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (12.50%) MySQL
13 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
13 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared

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 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (12.50%) MySQL
7 4 (12.50%) OLTP
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (6.25%) GIS
9 2 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.25%) ProC
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
1 2 (6.25%) OC4J
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
4 7 (21.88%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Service Management
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.50%) High Availability
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Coaching
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.13%) ETL
9 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) T-SQL
3 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MCITP
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 4 (12.50%) GDPR
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) NetApp
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft