Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 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.

SQL Database Administrator
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 142 120
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 +13
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 20 28 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.66% 0.77% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.80% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 50
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £338 £263 £309
90th Percentile £500 £475 £407
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +26.05%
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 2926 3508 4239
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.40% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2283 2864
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £258
90th Percentile £545 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 101 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%
10th Percentile £9.47 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £30.65 £24.63 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.34% +0.35%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL 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 SQL DBA in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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 +10 20 £375 -11.76% 2
SQL DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (25.00%) Replication
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Clustering
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (10.00%) Migration
10 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database

SQL 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 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.00%) MySQL
8 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (5.00%) Power BI
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Sage