The median contractor rate for a DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 55 58
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 1.83% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.95% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £361
% change year-on-year +3.44% +0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.72 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.99% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 637 667 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.79% 93.94% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 383 437
Median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 23
Median hourly rate £16.62 £9.50 £31.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.97% -70.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.00 £60.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured DBA in the job title.

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 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 28 June 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) JBoss
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (11.11%) Software Testing

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 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) OC4J
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Tru64
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Complex ETL
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter