Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 October 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.

SQL Server Database Administrator
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 155 162
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.034% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.035% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
West Yorkshire median daily rate £520 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £409 £363 £405
90th Percentile £530 £388 £445
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76% +21.43%
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 3,307 2,875 3,636
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 97.49% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,245 1,959 2,376
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £543 £544
Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 78 98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £13.78 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.21% +6.00% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £8.88 £9.09
90th Percentile £29.13 £24.65 £23.83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +5.30%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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 +3 10 £520 +38.67%
SQL Server DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Coaching
8 1 (10.00%) GDPR
8 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (10.00%) Replication
8 1 (10.00%) Clustering

SQL Server 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) Informix
6 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (10.00%) OLTP
6 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle