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

SQL Database Administrator
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 113 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 1.15% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.20% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 35
Median daily rate £375 £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.91% -7.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -35.71% -6.66%  

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 1945 2669 2814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.67% 96.25% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1828 1885
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 61 114
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +17.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 0 5 £375 +7.14% 10
North Yorkshire +8 2 £375 -3.84% 1
South Yorkshire +5 2 - - 1
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
4 8 (34.78%) High Availability
4 8 (34.78%) Clustering
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Replication
6 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
9 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 2 (8.70%) ETL

SQL 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (4.35%) DTS
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 6 (26.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (34.78%) High Availability
3 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCSA
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) IDERA
4 1 (4.35%) RedGate
4 1 (4.35%) Sage