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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 92 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 29 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 1.25% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.34% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 15
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£340 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+21.35% +37.33%
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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
2525 2084 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.22% 93.12% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1015 1000
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £15.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 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 January 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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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 +4 17 £400 -5.88% 1
Glasgow -7 11 £325 - 3
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (54.00%) Oracle
2 26 (52.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) Oracle Database
4 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (34.00%) Finance
6 16 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (30.00%) Migration
8 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (24.00%) Solaris
9 11 (22.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (20.00%) ETL
11 9 (18.00%) Windows
11 9 (18.00%) Data Guard
11 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (16.00%) Veritas
13 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (14.00%) UNIX
13 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
13 7 (14.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (14.00%) Banking
14 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
14 6 (12.00%) Oracle Streams
14 6 (12.00%) VB
14 6 (12.00%) SAN
14 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
15 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
15 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) CICS
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) SMS
2 1 (2.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle Database
2 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.00%) Informix
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (6.00%) DB2
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) PVCS
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Streams
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XSLT
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Struts
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) ISPF
4 1 (2.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.00%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Solaris
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) UNIX
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) HPUX
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) zOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (30.00%) Migration
3 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (20.00%) ETL
5 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (4.00%) Inmon Methodology
8 2 (4.00%) Database Security
8 2 (4.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (4.00%) High Availability
8 2 (4.00%) Time Management
8 2 (4.00%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) Validation
9 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) VB
3 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) REXX
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 2 (4.00%) MCDBA
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.00%) Firmware
4 1 (2.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Veritas
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Teradata
4 2 (4.00%) EMC
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
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