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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 72 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 1.21% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.26% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 6
Median daily rate £430 £330 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -11.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £379 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +8.57%

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
784 1347 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.38% 95.80% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 690 654
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) REXX
5 1 (10.00%) zOS
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) HACMP
5 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) MS Access
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Law
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Replication
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (10.00%) HACMP
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) REXX
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas