The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 97 110 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 36 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.83% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.90% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 6
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£358 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £411 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+188.46% -65.33%
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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 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
2971 2542 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.90% 92.20% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1338 1122
Average daily rate £353 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 57 77
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 -6 12 £365 +4.28% 3
Glasgow +12 11 £288 -1.70% 3
Dundee - 4 £313 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £425 -
Stirling - 2 £458 -
Fife - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £350 -
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UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (51.43%) SQL
2 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
3 33 (47.14%) Oracle
3 33 (47.14%) Oracle Database
4 22 (31.43%) Finance
5 20 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (21.43%) Migration
7 15 (21.43%) Banking
7 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
7 15 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 14 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (17.14%) Solaris
11 11 (15.71%) Windows
11 11 (15.71%) Data Migration
12 10 (14.29%) Data Guard
12 10 (14.29%) Linux
12 10 (14.29%) UNIX
12 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
14 8 (11.43%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) ArcIMS
2 1 (1.43%) ArcSDE
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Summit
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 33 (47.14%) Oracle Database
3 20 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (18.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (11.43%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
12 5 (7.14%) MySQL
12 5 (7.14%) DB2
13 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
14 3 (4.29%) Sybase ASE
15 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
15 2 (2.86%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Toad
2 2 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (1.43%) Hudson
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Middleware
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Streams
5 2 (2.86%) HTML
5 2 (2.86%) XML
6 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Replication
1 7 (10.00%) Clustering
2 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.43%) GIS
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Solaris
2 11 (15.71%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) UNIX
4 5 (7.14%) zOS
4 5 (7.14%) AIX
5 2 (2.86%) OS/2
5 2 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (21.43%) Migration
3 11 (15.71%) Data Migration
4 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.14%) ETL
5 5 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.71%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (4.29%) ETL Development
7 3 (4.29%) Information Assurance
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL
8 2 (2.86%) Database Security
8 2 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.43%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) SQL
2 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) VB
5 3 (4.29%) REXX
5 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) COBOL
7 1 (1.43%) JCL
7 1 (1.43%) Korn
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) CLIST
7 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.29%) MCSA
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) MCSE
5 1 (1.43%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.43%) SRDF
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.86%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) IBM
3 5 (7.14%) Veritas
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
5 3 (4.29%) Teradata
5 3 (4.29%) CA
5 3 (4.29%) Sybase
6 2 (2.86%) BMC
6 2 (2.86%) Murex
6 2 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) Sun
7 1 (1.43%) Remedy
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