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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 56 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.87% 1.69% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.76% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £285 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £365 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +6.66%
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
605 851 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.09% 95.73% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 455 371
Median daily rate £345 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 28 16
Median hourly rate £13.59 £27.44 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.48% +103.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £80.00 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle
5 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
6 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (23.08%) Clustering
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (15.38%) VMware
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (15.38%) OLAP
10 4 (15.38%) OLTP
11 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
11 3 (11.54%) DTS
11 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
11 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
11 3 (11.54%) Linux
11 3 (11.54%) VBScript
11 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL

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 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (15.38%) OLAP
6 4 (15.38%) OLTP
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
7 3 (11.54%) DB2
7 3 (11.54%) DTS
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (7.69%) MySQL
9 1 (3.85%) Ingres
9 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 7
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.54%) High Availability
3 3 (11.54%) Information Management
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) ETL Development
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) OCP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix