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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 53 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 18 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.96% 1.16% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.24% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Average daily rate
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£319 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.91%
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
879 805 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.65% 93.28% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 372 336
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 15
Average hourly rate £51.00 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £134.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 24 (72.73%) Oracle
1 24 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
4 12 (36.36%) Solaris
4 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (33.33%) UNIX
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (27.27%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) PL/SQL
8 8 (24.24%) Migration
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) Middleware
9 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.21%) Data Migration
9 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (21.21%) Data Guard
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
11 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
11 5 (15.15%) ETL
11 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (12.12%) Security Testing

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.06%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.03%) OLTP
10 1 (3.03%) OLAP
10 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Ant
1 2 (6.06%) Toad
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Solaris
2 11 (33.33%) UNIX
3 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) AIX
6 2 (6.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Data Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) ETL
5 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
5 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) ETL Development
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.03%) System Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Coaching
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) PL/SQL
3 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Korn
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (21.21%) Data Guard
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.03%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Veritas
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy