The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 53 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 14 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.99% 1.86% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.93% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £329 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £391 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
656 882 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.31% 96.60% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 478 374
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £30.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
DBA
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (29.63%) ETL
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (25.93%) Replication
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) Solaris
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) C#
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) Service Management
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Legal
9 4 (14.81%) Clustering
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Data Migration

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.70%) DTS
10 1 (3.70%) DataStage
10 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
10 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Solaris
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (29.63%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (14.81%) Inmon Methodology
5 3 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) VB
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Data Guard
1 2 (7.41%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) EMC
3 2 (7.41%) Veritas