Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 157 116
Rank change year-on-year -6 -41 -15
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 40 31 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.73% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.75% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 69
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £350 £275
90th Percentile £438 £456 £455
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% +80.00%

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 4,817 4,116 5,572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 97.10% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,196 2,619 3,735
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 144 174
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.04% -4.63% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.97 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £28.87 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -16 19 £403 +3.87% 14
South Yorkshire -6 10 £325 -23.53%
North Yorkshire +3 6 £320 -14.67% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £363 - 2
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
3 20 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (42.50%) Oracle
5 16 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 11 (27.50%) Migration
6 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.50%) Clustering
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (17.50%) Unix
8 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (12.50%) Data Guard
9 5 (12.50%) MySQL
9 5 (12.50%) Windows
9 5 (12.50%) Linux
9 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
10 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (10.00%) OLTP
10 4 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (10.00%) Finance
10 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
10 4 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (10.00%) GDPR

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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (12.50%) MySQL
5 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (10.00%) OLTP
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.00%) GIS
7 2 (5.00%) Informix
7 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.00%) Toad
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.50%) ProC
3 1 (2.50%) PVCS
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (27.50%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) High Availability
5 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Data Development
6 2 (5.00%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCITP
2 1 (2.50%) MCTS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (12.50%) Data Guard
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (2.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) CSIRT
5 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) NetApp
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Sybase
3 1 (2.50%) VMware