The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
England / Yorkshire
Rank 111 121 105
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 13 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.74% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.77% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 28
Median daily rate £335 £381 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.13% +32.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £323 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £467 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -6.66% +17.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £28.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +57.72% -28.67%  

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 2060 2742 2573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1824 1622
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 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 115 138
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.40% +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%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL DBA in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL DBA in Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL DBA in Yorkshire

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 +9 7 £300 -22.58% 5
South Yorkshire +5 6 £400 +3.22% 1
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 38 (82.61%) SQL Server
3 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (32.61%) Oracle
6 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (30.43%) Windows
8 12 (26.09%) Finance
8 12 (26.09%) High Availability
9 11 (23.91%) Migration
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
11 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
12 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (17.39%) Clustering
12 8 (17.39%) Replication
12 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
13 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (13.04%) ETL
14 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
15 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
15 5 (10.87%) ITIL
15 5 (10.87%) Linux
15 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (10.87%) Oracle RMAN
16 4 (8.70%) VMware

SQL 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 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.35%) Big Data
9 2 (4.35%) MySQL
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Clustering
1 8 (17.39%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Solaris
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) High Availability
2 11 (23.91%) Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 6 (13.04%) ETL
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.52%) Server Building
7 3 (6.52%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) Statistics
9 1 (2.17%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (2.17%) Data Mapping
9 1 (2.17%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) MCDBA
3 3 (6.52%) MCITP
3 3 (6.52%) MCTS
4 2 (4.35%) MCSA
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Sybase
4 2 (4.35%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) IDERA
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) RedGate