Period
to 20 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 119 138
Rank change year-on-year -43 +19 -17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 39 67 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.81% 1.54% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.59% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 50 56
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +5.36% +7.69%
10th Percentile £314 £275 £288
90th Percentile £448 £475 £456
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £22.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -2.44% -1.91% +11.47%

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 4,610 4,210 5,488
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 96.89% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,045 2,682 3,630
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £566
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 167 222
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.34 £8.59
90th Percentile £41.50 £26.25 £28.94
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -40 20 £375 - 17
South Yorkshire -10 11 £375 -11.76% 4
North Yorkshire -2 2 £413 +43.48% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 £363 - 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 23 (58.97%) SQL
2 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
3 19 (48.72%) Oracle
4 15 (38.46%) Migration
5 14 (35.90%) Oracle Database
6 9 (23.08%) MySQL
7 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
8 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
8 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (15.38%) Informix
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
10 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
10 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (12.82%) Finance
11 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
12 3 (7.69%) Data Guard
12 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
12 3 (7.69%) Microsoft

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 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle Database
3 9 (23.08%) MySQL
4 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
5 6 (15.38%) Informix
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Unix
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Data Management
7 2 (5.13%) High Availability
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Statistics
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GDPR
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.56%) CSIRT
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) VMware