The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 53 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 16 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.79% 1.75% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.88% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Average daily rate
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£328 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £267 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £346 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
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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 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
850 639 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.29% 93.01% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 342 472
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 19
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £16.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 9 (33.33%) Solaris
5 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (29.63%) UNIX
6 8 (29.63%) ETL
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Migration
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Data Guard
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
10 4 (14.81%) VB
10 4 (14.81%) SAN
10 4 (14.81%) Veritas
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
10 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Streams
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.70%) OLTP
7 1 (3.70%) DB2
7 1 (3.70%) OLAP
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Replication
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Solaris
2 8 (29.63%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (29.63%) ETL
4 7 (25.93%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) Service Management
8 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (3.70%) Inmon Methodology
8 1 (3.70%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Korn
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (25.93%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Veritas
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Business Objects