The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 71 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £225 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £53.75

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
802 1385 1283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.58% 95.85% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 711 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering

SQL Server 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
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