Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 120 133
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 -17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 45 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.02% 1.61% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.67% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 63 53
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £338 £275 £283
90th Percentile £500 £475 £456
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
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 £27.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -32.50% - +1.27%

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 4,252 4,720 5,761
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.13% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,806 3,039 3,772
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £542 £538 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 211 298
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.80% -0.61% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.98 £9.50 £9.12
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 31 £375 -0.66% 17
South Yorkshire -5 7 £400 -11.11% 4
North Yorkshire 0 4 £375 +31.00% 3
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (60.00%) SQL
3 23 (51.11%) Oracle
4 20 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database
5 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 14 (31.11%) Migration
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (15.56%) Clustering
9 7 (15.56%) ITIL
10 6 (13.33%) MySQL
10 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (13.33%) Replication
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
11 5 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database

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 (4.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database
2 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.33%) MySQL
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (8.89%) Informix
6 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Replication
3 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (31.11%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
5 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Data Management
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (2.22%) Line Management
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) NetApp
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase