The median contractor rate for a DBA was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 82 92 94
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 14 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.05% 1.26% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.31% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 8
Median daily rate £335 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.54% +25.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £465 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -0.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +44.58% -27.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1292 1827 1693
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.71% 96.16% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1232 1070
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 69 86
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
Leeds +3 12 £335 -18.29% 6
Bradford +5 1 - - 2
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 38 (88.37%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
3 19 (44.19%) Oracle
4 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
4 18 (41.86%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (32.56%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) Unix
6 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (23.26%) ETL
8 10 (23.26%) Replication
9 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
11 7 (16.28%) DB2
11 7 (16.28%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (16.28%) DB2 UDB
12 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (13.95%) Finance
12 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL
12 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (16.28%) DB2
8 7 (16.28%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.63%) OLTP
11 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (4.65%) Big Data
13 2 (4.65%) MySQL
13 2 (4.65%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) JMS
1 2 (4.65%) OSGi
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Replication
2 5 (11.63%) HACMP
3 4 (9.30%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 12 (27.91%) Unix
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Solaris
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (23.26%) ETL
3 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) High Availability
6 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (4.65%) Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (4.65%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.65%) SOA
9 1 (2.33%) Data Transformation
9 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.33%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.63%) AWK
4 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) MCDBA
3 4 (9.30%) MCITP
3 4 (9.30%) MCTS
4 2 (4.65%) OCP
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (11.63%) Data Guard
2 5 (11.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) NetApp
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 3 (6.98%) IDERA
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.98%) RedGate
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) Sybase
7 1 (2.33%) Progress
7 1 (2.33%) Tableau