The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 91 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SQL 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
1456 1394 1198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.41% 95.54% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 795 668
Average daily rate £400 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Edinburgh region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Edinburgh region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL DBA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (62.50%) Replication
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (12.50%) Database Security
7 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) High Availability
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (12.50%) COM
7 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) Law
7 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Data Mart

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 5 (62.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Database Security
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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