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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 58 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.38% 0.97% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.04% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £293 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -11.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+188.46% -62.85%
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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
827 772 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.06% 93.69% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 358 368
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 20
Average hourly rate £27.44 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.41% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £142.60 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 20 (68.97%) Oracle
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle Database
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) Solaris
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) UNIX
8 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
9 7 (24.14%) Migration
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (20.69%) Middleware
10 6 (20.69%) Data Guard
11 5 (17.24%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
11 5 (17.24%) ETL
11 5 (17.24%) Windows
11 5 (17.24%) AIX
11 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (10.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle Database
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
3 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (3.45%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (3.45%) OLTP
10 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) Toad
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Solaris
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) ETL Development
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
5 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.34%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Korn
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (20.69%) Data Guard
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Veritas
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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