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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 75 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 1.06% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.13% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £475 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +78.32%
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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
1142 1064 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.53% 94.33% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 478 423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £26.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (50.00%) Data Guard
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (35.00%) AIX
7 6 (30.00%) Banking
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (20.00%) Replication
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 2 (10.00%) HTTP
11 2 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
11 2 (10.00%) MySQL
11 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
11 2 (10.00%) Windows
11 2 (10.00%) Teradata
11 2 (10.00%) Migration
11 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (10.00%) MySQL
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas
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