Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 134 130
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -30
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 35 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.02% 0.79% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.81% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 29
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £333 £338 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +13.33%
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 3,293 2,946 3,367
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.75% 96.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,226 2,027 2,176
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £276 £256 £250
90th Percentile £556 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 90 107
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +13.60% -8.05%
10th Percentile £10.36 £9.81 £8.75
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £23.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.88 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.95% +8.18% +1.14%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +11 28 £500 +33.20% 8
Wakefield - 4 £375 - 1
Bradford - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £363 -
DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 33 (94.29%) SQL
2 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 23 (65.71%) Oracle
4 22 (62.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (51.43%) T-SQL
7 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 11 (31.43%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (31.43%) ITIL
9 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
10 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (17.14%) High Availability
12 6 (17.14%) Service Management
13 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
13 5 (14.29%) Migration
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
14 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
14 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
14 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (11.43%) MySQL
15 3 (8.57%) SAP

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 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (62.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
5 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (11.43%) MySQL
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (5.71%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (2.86%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.71%) ProC
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
1 2 (5.71%) OC4J
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
1 11 (31.43%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
4 6 (17.14%) High Availability
4 6 (17.14%) Service Management
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Database Security
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
8 2 (5.71%) Data Flow Diagram
8 2 (5.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) T-SQL
3 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) MCTS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.71%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft