The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / Yorkshire
Rank 100 104 94
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 26 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.22% 1.34% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.39% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 30
Median daily rate £375 £375 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +44.58% -27.77%  

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 2065 2741 2537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1822 1597
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 115 136
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +3 13 £330 -13.44% 7
South Yorkshire +3 11 £406 +4.83% 3
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 61 (80.26%) SQL
2 47 (61.84%) SQL Server
3 33 (43.42%) Oracle
4 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
5 25 (32.89%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (30.26%) Windows
7 20 (26.32%) Oracle Database
8 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (23.68%) Finance
9 18 (23.68%) Linux
9 18 (23.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (19.74%) Replication
11 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (19.74%) Migration
12 14 (18.42%) High Availability
13 13 (17.11%) ETL
13 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (15.79%) Unix
15 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
16 9 (11.84%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (10.53%) Clustering
17 8 (10.53%) DB2
17 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
17 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
18 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
1 2 (2.63%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (61.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.32%) Oracle Database
3 19 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (23.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (22.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (10.53%) DB2
8 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (9.21%) DB2 UDB
10 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (7.89%) MySQL
11 5 (6.58%) OLTP
12 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) JMS
1 2 (2.63%) OSGi
1 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Replication
2 8 (10.53%) Clustering
3 5 (6.58%) HACMP
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Fintech
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) FMCG
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 18 (23.68%) Linux
3 12 (15.79%) Unix
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.89%) Solaris
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (19.74%) Migration
3 14 (18.42%) High Availability
4 13 (17.11%) ETL
5 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.89%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.58%) Change Management
7 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.58%) ITIL
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.95%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.95%) Database Tuning
9 3 (3.95%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.95%) Server Building
9 3 (3.95%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.63%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 61 (80.26%) SQL
2 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
3 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.58%) AWK
5 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) MCDBA
3 3 (3.95%) MCITP
3 3 (3.95%) MCTS
4 2 (2.63%) MCSA
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) OCP
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (7.89%) Data Guard
3 5 (6.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Ansible
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Oracle
2 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) NetApp
3 5 (6.58%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) IDERA
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.95%) RedGate
4 3 (3.95%) Sybase
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) Tableau
6 1 (1.32%) Progress
6 1 (1.32%) SAP