Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 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.

Database Administrator
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 142 131
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 -26
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 54 40 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.10% 0.95% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.98% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 52
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £355 £264
90th Percentile £537 £500 £475
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £44.00 -
England median hourly rate £39.75 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -3.05% +17.14% -6.67%

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 4,732 4,079 5,365
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.96% 96.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,155 2,671 3,494
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £547 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 126 186
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.10 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.70% +1.71% +2.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.34
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.75 £29.75
England median hourly rate £18.06 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.44% +1.08% +2.89%

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 15 October 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 15 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
West Yorkshire -12 33 £506 +24.62% 12
North Yorkshire +2 10 £395 +5.33% 5
South Yorkshire +4 9 £330 -22.35%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 43 (79.63%) SQL
2 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 31 (57.41%) Oracle
4 30 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (37.04%) Oracle Database
6 20 (37.04%) T-SQL
7 19 (35.19%) PowerShell
8 15 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (22.22%) Clustering
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (18.52%) Migration
12 10 (18.52%) ITIL
12 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (16.67%) Data Guard
13 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (14.81%) Unix
14 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
14 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
15 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
16 6 (11.11%) Service Management
16 6 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (9.26%) High Availability
17 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
17 5 (9.26%) Linux

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 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (37.04%) Oracle Database
4 15 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
9 5 (9.26%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
10 4 (7.41%) MySQL
10 4 (7.41%) OLTP
10 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
11 3 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (3.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.70%) ProC
2 2 (3.70%) Toad
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.85%) PVCS
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) J2EE
2 2 (3.70%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Unix
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Migration
3 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.11%) Service Management
6 5 (9.26%) High Availability
7 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.56%) Database Tuning
9 2 (3.70%) Analytics
9 2 (3.70%) Coaching
9 2 (3.70%) Data Architecture
9 2 (3.70%) Data Development
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 19 (35.19%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) Perl
7 2 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.85%) MCITP
2 1 (1.85%) MCTS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
1 4 (7.41%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Foglight
5 2 (3.70%) Ansible
5 2 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Imperva
2 3 (5.56%) NetApp
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Delphix
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) VMware