Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 163 161
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 29 45 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.83% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.86% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 52
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £338 £274 £291
90th Percentile £500 £475 £403
England median daily rate £395 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +8.52% -2.93% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -15.73%

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 4281 5241 5864
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.18% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2838 3365 3905
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 199 317
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £28.90 £28.85
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +1 20 £375 -11.76% 4
North Yorkshire +10 4 £375 -14.29% 1
South Yorkshire +2 3 £402 -10.61%
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
3 16 (55.17%) T-SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (24.14%) Replication
6 7 (24.14%) Clustering
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
6 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (20.69%) Migration
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
10 3 (10.34%) MySQL
11 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (10.34%) MySQL
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (3.45%) Power BI
9 1 (3.45%) Redis
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
1 7 (24.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (17.24%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) High Availability
7 1 (3.45%) Line Management
7 1 (3.45%) Open Source
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) T-SQL
3 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Sage