The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 30 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.28% - 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% - 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +1.40%
DBA
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
152 60 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 97.44% 93.75% 89.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 32 58
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.51 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +50.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £15.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £17.77 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Belfast region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Belfast region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Belfast region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Sybase
2 6 (54.55%) Sybase IQ
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
3 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Korn
5 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) Clustering
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) BMC
7 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Unix
7 1 (9.09%) Windows

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 6 (54.55%) Sybase IQ
2 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Korn
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Sybase
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) EMC