Period
to 25 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 25 June 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.

SQL Database Administrator
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 109 82
Rank change year-on-year +15 -27 -4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.81% 0.31% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.66%
10th Percentile £315 £320 £330
90th Percentile £401 £350 £370
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +3.32%
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 1,421 1,564 1,114
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 95.72% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 913 594
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £260 £260 £235
90th Percentile £588 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 35 19
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% +10.13% +6.91%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £12.89
90th Percentile £41.05 £36.50 £72.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.34 £16.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +37.45% -27.78% +2.27%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Glasgow

SQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL DBA in Glasgow

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (58.33%) Database Tuning
4 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) Replication
8 3 (25.00%) Service Management
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 2 (16.67%) Proactive Maintenance
9 2 (16.67%) DevOps
9 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (16.67%) High Availability
9 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (16.67%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (8.33%) Clustering

SQL 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (58.33%) Database Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft