The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 76 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 15 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.63% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.66% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Median daily rate £421 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £428 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £448 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +6.66%
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
1328 1373 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.20% 95.75% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 749 725
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) DB2
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 10 (28.57%) Replication
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle
5 9 (25.71%) REXX
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (20.00%) IBM
7 7 (20.00%) Clustering
7 7 (20.00%) Banking
8 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 5 (14.29%) BMC
10 4 (11.43%) zOS
10 4 (11.43%) Unix
10 4 (11.43%) Windows
10 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
11 3 (8.57%) OMEGAMON
11 3 (8.57%) Data Guard

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (8.57%) CICS
1 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) DB2
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
1 1 (2.86%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Replication
2 7 (20.00%) Clustering
3 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) zOS
3 3 (8.57%) OS/2
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Open Source
1 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Database Tuning
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) ETL
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.86%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.86%) Database Security
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) REXX
3 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) RACF
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Data Guard
1 3 (8.57%) OMEGAMON
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.71%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) IBM
3 5 (14.29%) BMC
4 3 (8.57%) CA
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Teradata
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