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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 98 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 33 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 1.10% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.14% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 15
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £420 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £30.90
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +23.78%
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
2389 2536 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.76% 95.88% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1413 1027
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 16 £330 -17.50% 2
Glasgow +13 15 £375 +15.38% 5
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (58.33%) Oracle
2 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 31 (51.67%) Oracle Database
3 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 15 (25.00%) Finance
4 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (21.67%) Unix
6 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
6 11 (18.33%) Replication
7 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (13.33%) Data Guard
9 8 (13.33%) Migration
9 8 (13.33%) DB2
9 8 (13.33%) Linux
10 7 (11.67%) Windows
10 7 (11.67%) Clustering
10 7 (11.67%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.00%) Banking
11 6 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (8.33%) ETL
12 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) ArcIMS
3 1 (1.67%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (51.67%) Oracle Database
2 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (13.33%) DB2
5 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.67%) Ingres
10 1 (1.67%) OLTP
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Replication
2 7 (11.67%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Unix
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Windows
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (13.33%) Migration
3 5 (8.33%) ETL
3 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (6.67%) Information Assurance
4 4 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.33%) Cash Management
6 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.33%) High Availability
6 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.67%) Coaching
7 1 (1.67%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (1.67%) Data Mapping
7 1 (1.67%) Data Transformation
7 1 (1.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) HND
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Data Guard
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Cognos
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
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