The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 100 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.87% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.93% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 13
Median daily rate £340 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £309 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £430 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.28% +1.40%
DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1876 2698 2725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.94% 93.58% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1388 1466
Median daily rate £363 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 53
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £16.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +24.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Scotland region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +13 11 £340 -9.33% 1
Edinburgh +14 5 £335 -7.58% 2
Renfrewshire -10 1 - -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £275 -
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Scotland region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (31.25%) Unix
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.00%) DB2
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Internet
7 5 (15.63%) Compuware
7 5 (15.63%) Replication
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (15.63%) Banking
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (12.50%) Law
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (9.38%) Remediation Plan
9 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (9.38%) IBM
9 3 (9.38%) Python
9 3 (9.38%) AIX

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) DMZ
3 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 8 (25.00%) DB2
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.38%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.13%) DTS
9 1 (3.13%) MS Access
9 1 (3.13%) OLTP
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.13%) Kafka
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) HACMP
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) AIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Tru64
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.38%) High Availability
2 3 (9.38%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) ETL
3 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) REXX
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCSA
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (3.13%) logstash
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Compuware
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.13%) RedGate
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas
4 1 (3.13%) VMware