Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Database Administrator
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 150 137
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 -17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 49 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.98% 0.86% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.89% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 53
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £265
90th Percentile £535 £500 £475
England median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £44.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +5.26%

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 4,809 4,273 5,029
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.52% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,248 2,830 3,230
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £233
90th Percentile £550 £546 £538
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 140 212
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.23 £9.23
90th Percentile £31.20 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +1.21%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 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
West Yorkshire -10 35 £425 +13.33% 10
North Yorkshire 0 7 £400 +6.67% 4
South Yorkshire -3 6 £330 -22.35% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 Yorkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 41 (83.67%) SQL
2 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
3 31 (63.27%) Oracle
4 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (44.90%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
8 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
9 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database
10 11 (22.45%) ITIL
11 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
13 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 7 (14.29%) Data Guard
14 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (14.29%) Clustering
15 6 (12.24%) Oracle RMAN
15 6 (12.24%) Service Management
15 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (12.24%) High Availability
15 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (10.20%) Migration
16 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
16 5 (10.20%) MySQL
17 4 (8.16%) Web Services

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 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database
5 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (10.20%) MySQL
9 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
9 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
10 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
10 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (4.08%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.08%) ProC
2 1 (2.04%) PVCS
2 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) J2EE
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) OC4J
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
1 3 (6.12%) Unix
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.24%) High Availability
5 6 (12.24%) Service Management
6 5 (10.20%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.12%) Analytics
8 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.12%) Database Security
8 3 (6.12%) Database Tuning
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.08%) ETL
9 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
3 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (6.12%) Foglight
4 2 (4.08%) Ansible
4 2 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Terraform
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Imperva
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Delphix
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft