The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Server Database Administrator
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 113 110
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -9.67% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 1409 1960 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.64% 96.31% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3164 4937 5415
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 132 252
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -1.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.95 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) IDERA
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) RedGate
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IDERA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) RedGate