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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 49 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.61% 0.98% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.03% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
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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
703 584 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.24% 94.96% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 301 347
Average daily rate £363 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £9.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.68% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.35 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 14 (70.00%) Oracle
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) Solaris
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (30.00%) ETL
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
6 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Streams
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
6 4 (20.00%) Veritas
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.00%) Time Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Solaris
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (30.00%) ETL
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) R
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft