The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 67 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.85% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.91% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£290 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £233 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £337 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
SQL 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
844 661 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.62% 93.76% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 358 487
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £17.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Glasgow region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
7 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (10.00%) Replication
7 1 (10.00%) Clustering
7 1 (10.00%) Advertising
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (10.00%) OLTP
5 1 (10.00%) OLAP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle