The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 57 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 7 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 1.38% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.43% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £319 £288 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £288 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £335 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
604 842 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.82% 96.78% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 416 363
Median daily rate £325 £342 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 18
Median hourly rate £10.00 £27.44 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.55% +63.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £51.00 £118.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Glasgow region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (30.00%) Clustering
8 5 (25.00%) OLAP
8 5 (25.00%) OLTP
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) DTS
9 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) High Availability
10 3 (15.00%) Database Tuning
10 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (15.00%) Information Management
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (15.00%) Unix

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) OLAP
5 5 (25.00%) OLTP
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (20.00%) DTS
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (10.00%) MySQL
9 1 (5.00%) DB2
9 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 7
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (20.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Information Management
4 2 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (10.00%) ETL Development
4 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.00%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) OCP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Compuware