The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in 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.

Database Administrator
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 86 80
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 17 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.83% 1.96% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.04% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 52
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £361
% change year-on-year +3.44% +0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.72 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.99% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1974 2696 2780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.72% 96.25% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1835 1862
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £537 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 112
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
West Yorkshire -7 11 £400 +6.66% 10
South Yorkshire +2 3 - - 3
North Yorkshire +5 2 £375 +14.94% 4
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (47.50%) Oracle
4 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
7 12 (30.00%) High Availability
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 9 (22.50%) Replication
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (20.00%) Clustering
10 8 (20.00%) Migration
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (17.50%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) Unix
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
12 6 (15.00%) VMware
13 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (12.50%) ITIL
13 5 (12.50%) Solaris
13 5 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (10.00%) Couchbase
14 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (10.00%) Couchbase
8 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (5.00%) DB2
10 2 (5.00%) MySQL
10 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Replication
2 8 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Unix
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (30.00%) High Availability
3 8 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Database Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) ETL
8 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.50%) Change Management
9 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Data Architecture
9 1 (2.50%) Data Transformation
9 1 (2.50%) Data Validation
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) AWK
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) MCSA
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) IDERA
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) Progress
4 1 (2.50%) RedGate
4 1 (2.50%) Sage