Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 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.

Database Administrator
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 132 102
Rank change year-on-year -17 -30 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 37 77 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.85% 1.41% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.46% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 54 86
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £338 £266 £295
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
England median daily rate £400 £398 £388
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £44.00 - £22.75
10th Percentile £43.50 - £17.53
90th Percentile £44.50 - £27.78
England median hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.87% +1.33% -1.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4222 5262 5912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.09% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2801 3391 3946
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £223 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 201 319
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.42 £9.00
90th Percentile £36.79 £29.50 £28.80
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire -9 25 £375 -11.76% 2
South Yorkshire -2 6 £425 -5.56% 1
North Yorkshire +8 4 £375 +36.36%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Yorkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
3 17 (45.95%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (43.24%) Oracle
4 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
5 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database
6 9 (24.32%) Migration
6 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (18.92%) Clustering
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (18.92%) Replication
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL
9 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
10 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.81%) Unix
12 3 (8.11%) Linux
12 3 (8.11%) MySQL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (8.11%) MySQL
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
11 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
11 1 (2.70%) Power BI
11 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Games
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Clustering
1 7 (18.92%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (24.32%) Migration
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) Data Management
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) High Availability
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Statistics
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) VMware