Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £429 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 72 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.62% 0.98% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.04% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 19
Glasgow median daily rate £429 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.10% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £344 £324 £269
90th Percentile £525 £411 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.72% -2.86% +6.87%
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 1243 1058 1634
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 94.55% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 566 850
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £220
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 30
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £13.38 £30.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -56.24% +85.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £56.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 Glasgow region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) EnterpriseDB
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Sybase ASE
3 3 (37.50%) Korn
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Korn
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase