Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 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 Server Database Administrator
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 191 194
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 15
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £294
90th Percentile £388 £475 £420
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £41.25

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 4222 5262 5912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.09% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2801 3391 3946
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £223 £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 137 201 319
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.42 £9.00
90th Percentile £36.79 £29.50 £28.80
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server DBA in Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
North Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
South Yorkshire +13 1 - -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £375 -16.67% 2
SQL Server DBA
England

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell

SQL Server 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 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft