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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 76 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 18 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.55% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.58% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £443 £460
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 £36.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.57%
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
1448 1381 1210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.45% 95.37% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 774 683
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
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 3 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 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 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) DB2
5 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 8 (22.22%) Replication
7 7 (19.44%) Clustering
7 7 (19.44%) Mainframe
7 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
7 7 (19.44%) REXX
7 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (16.67%) Open Source
8 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (13.89%) Banking
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (13.89%) zOS
9 5 (13.89%) IBM
9 5 (13.89%) Data Guard
10 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.11%) Linux
10 4 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 3 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse

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 5 (13.89%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (8.33%) CICS
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) ArcIMS
3 1 (2.78%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) DB2
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.78%) GIS
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) COM
1 1 (2.78%) PostGIS
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Replication
2 7 (19.44%) Clustering
2 7 (19.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) zOS
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) OS/2
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (16.67%) Open Source
3 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (5.56%) ETL
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) Database Security
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) REXX
2 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.33%) RACF
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Data Guard
2 3 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) BMC
3 3 (8.33%) CA
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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