The median contractor rate for a Database Consultant was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 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 Consultant
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Consultant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £378 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.22% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2070 2727 2917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.61% 92.79% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1526 1516
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 88
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.93 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.70% -19.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Database Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Database Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Database Consultant in Scotland

Database Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Database Consultant in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Consultant in Scotland

Database Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £378 -
Database Consultant
UK

Database Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Database Consultant 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 Scotland region featuring Database Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Law
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) SIEM
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Programme Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Database Security
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
4 4 (30.77%) McAfee
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) VBA
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (15.38%) PostGIS
6 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) GIS
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) Informix
6 2 (15.38%) DB2

Database Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) GIS
2 2 (15.38%) Informix
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Programme Delivery
1 7 (53.85%) SIEM
2 5 (38.46%) Database Security
3 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Component Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) McAfee