Period
to 20 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 162 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 -41 +17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 39 39 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.82% 0.81% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.85% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 50
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.69% +5.36%
10th Percentile £314 £314 £275
90th Percentile £519 £448 £475
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.38% -2.44% -1.91%

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 4,529 4,610 4,212
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.49% 95.62% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,059 3,045 2,682
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 177 167
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.11 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +19.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.81 £9.34
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.50 £26.25
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.32% -1.58% -

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +23 34 £400 +6.67% 21
South Yorkshire -21 3 £350 -6.67% 3
North Yorkshire +1 1 £425 +3.03%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
3 21 (53.85%) Oracle
4 17 (43.59%) T-SQL
5 15 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
8 10 (25.64%) ITIL
9 7 (17.95%) Database Security
10 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.82%) Security Management
11 5 (12.82%) Migration
12 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
12 4 (10.26%) Service Management
12 4 (10.26%) CRM
12 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
12 4 (10.26%) ETL
12 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
12 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
12 4 (10.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 3 (7.69%) ETL Development

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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.69%) MySQL
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
9 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.56%) Games
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
1 2 (5.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Database Security
3 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.82%) Security Management
4 4 (10.26%) CRM
4 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.26%) ETL
4 4 (10.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.69%) ETL Development
5 3 (7.69%) High Availability
5 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) T-SQL
3 15 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.13%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) VMware