Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in West 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.

Database Administrator
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 127 94
Rank change year-on-year -8 -33 +17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 25 52 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.82% 1.45% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.51% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 65
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +11.84% -7.88%
10th Percentile £338 £263 £294
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £44.00 - £22.75

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 2936 3448 4242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.37% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2238 2856
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 99 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.13 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.13 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

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 24 November 2017.

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 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
Leeds +1 25 £375 -11.76% 4
DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) Replication
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (16.00%) Clustering
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
10 3 (12.00%) Unix
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (8.00%) NetApp

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 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
8 1 (4.00%) MySQL
8 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.00%) Power BI
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Sage
4 1 (4.00%) VMware