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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
UK / Scotland
Rank 91 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 1.24% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.33% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 14
Median daily rate £375 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £324 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £427 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +8.57%

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
1581 2415 2460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.64% 93.46% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1300 1313
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 36 49
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.40 £36.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +8 10 £375 - 2
Edinburgh +6 1 £430 +30.30% 2
West Lothian - 1 £300 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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%) Oracle
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) Oracle Database
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.00%) Unix
5 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
5 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (15.63%) Banking
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (15.63%) Internet
6 5 (15.63%) DB2
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) Compuware
7 4 (12.50%) Replication
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (9.38%) High Availability
8 3 (9.38%) Finance
8 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.38%) IBM
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.38%) Python
8 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
8 3 (9.38%) AIX
9 2 (6.25%) Windows
9 2 (6.25%) MCSE

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
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
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
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) DMZ
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle Database
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
3 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
4 5 (15.63%) DB2
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.13%) Ingres
8 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.13%) MS Access
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.13%) Kafka
2 1 (3.13%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) HACMP
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) AIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Tru64
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.38%) High Availability
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.13%) OOP
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) 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%) 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 5 (15.63%) 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 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Compuware
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.13%) Progress
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
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