The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 74 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 1.22% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.27% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Average daily rate £330 £374 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% -12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £342 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £36.35
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +5.22%
DBA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1371 1258 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.01% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 685 551
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Edinburgh region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle Database
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (22.22%) Data Guard
6 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Clustering
7 5 (18.52%) Replication
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 4 (14.81%) DB2
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (11.11%) Unix
9 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (11.11%) Internet
9 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (7.41%) Open Source
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) ArcIMS
2 1 (3.70%) ArcSDE
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle Database
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.81%) DB2
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.70%) GIS
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) PostGIS
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) zOS
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (3.70%) Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
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