Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL DBA was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 14 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.

SQL Database Administrator
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 90 83
Rank change year-on-year -20 -7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.46% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Glasgow median daily rate £315 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -25.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £284 £236 £308
90th Percentile £374 £374 £396
Scotland median daily rate £338 £359 £333
% change year-on-year -5.92% +7.89% -8.28%
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 1,648 1,224 1,089
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 97.07% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 674 556
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £257 £250 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 26
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -52.31%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.25 £35.00 £45.13
Scotland median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.50% +17.65% -19.05%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Storage Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) MCTS
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) MCDBA
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Storage Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) MCTS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory