Period
to 16 January 2021

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 112 135
Rank change year-on-year +17 +23 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 43 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.73% 1.34% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.40% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 32 45
Median daily rate £395 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.60% +3.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £327 £318
90th Percentile £429 £538 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.33 -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £39.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year -44.30% -4.24% +52.78%

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 1,260 3,063 4,653
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.11% 95.57% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 2,109 3,209
Median daily rate £413 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £200 £238 £258
90th Percentile £579 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £463
% change year-on-year +2.70% - +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 156 184
Median hourly rate £19.70 £16.00 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.13% +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £11.16 £10.16 £10.40
90th Percentile £30.51 £28.38 £27.20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £17.70
% change year-on-year +25.00% +1.69% -1.67%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DBA in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DBA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DBA in Yorkshire.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +8 3 £425 +6.25% 3
South Yorkshire +20 2 £395 -24.76%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (20.00%) Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (10.00%) High Availability
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) AWS
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (10.00%) Informix
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft