Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 75 69
Rank change year-on-year -19 -6 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 27 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.57% 1.44% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.48% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 12
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £358 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% -2.05% +10.61%
10th Percentile £308 £241 £340
90th Percentile £451 £525 £423
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
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 1,650 1,213 1,074
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 97.12% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,000 669 545
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £241 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 29
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.87% -36.44%
10th Percentile £11.06 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £34.80 £44.75
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.32
% change year-on-year -5.00% +15.47% -15.51%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 13 (48.15%) MySQL
4 13 (48.15%) MariaDB
5 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 11 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (29.63%) Replication
8 8 (29.63%) Clustering
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
9 7 (25.93%) Confluence
9 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
9 7 (25.93%) JIRA
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
10 4 (14.81%) Banking
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (14.81%) High Availability
10 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
11 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
11 3 (11.11%) DevOps
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (11.11%) Database Tuning

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 (25.93%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MariaDB
1 13 (48.15%) MySQL
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (7.41%) DB2
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.70%) Power BI
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Clustering
1 8 (29.63%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) Tru64
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Database Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Management
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
2 2 (7.41%) MCTS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Tableau