The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 110 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 23 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 1.14% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.21% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 12
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£338 £331 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £375 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +53.84%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2530 2319 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.03% 94.08% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1125 1139
Average daily rate £365 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 75 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
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DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 12 £350 - 2
Glasgow -3 8 £293 -11.69% 4
Aberdeen - - - -
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DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 36 (65.45%) Oracle
2 35 (63.64%) Oracle Database
3 28 (50.91%) SQL
4 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 21 (38.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (32.73%) Data Guard
7 18 (32.73%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (25.45%) Oracle9i Database
9 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (21.82%) Finance
10 12 (21.82%) Linux
11 10 (18.18%) Windows
11 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (14.55%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (14.55%) Solaris
13 8 (14.55%) Replication
14 7 (12.73%) Migration
14 7 (12.73%) AIX
14 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (10.91%) Banking
15 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
15 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
15 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
15 6 (10.91%) Security Management
15 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
15 6 (10.91%) ETL
16 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
16 5 (9.09%) Oracle Applications

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 21 (38.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (25.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
10 5 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
10 5 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (3.64%) MySQL
13 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (1.82%) DataStage
14 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.82%) PowerBuilder
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) Solaris
4 7 (12.73%) AIX
5 5 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (14.55%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (12.73%) Migration
4 6 (10.91%) ETL
4 6 (10.91%) Security Management
4 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (9.09%) SOA
6 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) High Availability
7 3 (5.45%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.45%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (5.45%) Database Tuning
8 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.82%) E-business
9 1 (1.82%) Workflow
9 1 (1.82%) OO
9 1 (1.82%) Change Management
9 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.27%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) R
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (32.73%) Data Guard
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Cognos
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Teradata
4 1 (1.82%) Nintex
4 1 (1.82%) Sybase
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Informatica
4 1 (1.82%) Veritas
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
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