Period
to 15 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 108 88
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20 -15
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 30 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.96% 0.34% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.35% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 4
Glasgow median daily rate £383 £354 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% +1.07% +5.66%
10th Percentile £353 £323 £333
90th Percentile £469 £378 £393
Scotland median daily rate £383 £373 £390
% change year-on-year +2.68% -4.49% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,476 1,695 1,211
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 96.09% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 993 640
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £241
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 38 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £16.68 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.89% -4.08% +24.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £12.70
90th Percentile £39.50 £35.75 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.11 £16.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year +23.75% -33.67% +18.07%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019, 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 30 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 10 (33.33%) MySQL
6 10 (33.33%) MariaDB
7 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (26.67%) ITIL
8 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (26.67%) Database Tuning
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
9 7 (23.33%) Replication
9 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 5 (16.67%) Clustering
10 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
11 4 (13.33%) JIRA
11 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
11 4 (13.33%) Confluence

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 4 (13.33%) Confluence
1 4 (13.33%) JBoss
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (33.33%) MariaDB
4 10 (33.33%) MySQL
5 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
5 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.67%) DB2
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
1 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Database Tuning
3 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Database Optimisation
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) High Availability
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Proactive Maintenance
7 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft