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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 39 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 16 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.58% 1.54% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.59% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £30.90
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +23.78%
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
566 754 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.29% 96.67% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 451 268
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) Oracle
3 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) Unix
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.29%) DB2
6 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Replication
7 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (7.14%) Banking
8 2 (7.14%) Finance
8 2 (7.14%) Clustering
8 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (7.14%) Windows
8 2 (7.14%) Solaris

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.29%) DB2
5 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.57%) Ingres
7 1 (3.57%) OLAP
7 1 (3.57%) OLTP
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Solaris
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ETL
1 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
1 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
1 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Coaching
4 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Information Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.57%) SDLC
4 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
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