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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 81 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.94% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.00% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£365 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £322 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £380 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.57
% change year-on-year
- -7.56%
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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
1563 1102 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.98% 93.71% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 597 456
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £42.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) DB2
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (23.81%) MySQL
4 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 5 (23.81%) zOS
4 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Data Guard
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (14.29%) CA
6 3 (14.29%) REXX
7 2 (9.52%) OS/2
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (9.52%) GIS
7 2 (9.52%) ArcIMS
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) ArcIMS
2 2 (9.52%) ArcSDE
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (4.76%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (28.57%) DB2
3 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (66.67%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (9.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) zOS
2 2 (9.52%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) REXX
3 1 (4.76%) JCL
3 1 (4.76%) CLIST
3 1 (4.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.52%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
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