Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 90 76
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.14% 0.60% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.62% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 9
Glasgow median daily rate £433 £429 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.87% +26.10% +6.67%
10th Percentile £365 £344 £302
90th Percentile £468 £525 £408
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £19.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,601 1,281 1,141
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.10% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 666 628
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £246 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £383 £360
% change year-on-year +4.58% +6.25% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 24
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +46.09% -39.82%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.10 £41.05 £42.18
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.54% +24.29% -12.50%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Glasgow

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Glasgow

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Glasgow

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Glasgow

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) MySQL
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) MariaDB
4 10 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (42.11%) Clustering
6 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
7 7 (36.84%) Confluence
7 7 (36.84%) Replication
7 7 (36.84%) JIRA
8 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
9 3 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
9 3 (15.79%) DB2
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
11 1 (5.26%) Ansible

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 7 (36.84%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MariaDB
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) DB2
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) GoCD
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Clustering
2 7 (36.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle