The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 17 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.08% 6.82% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 7.79% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £248 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.29
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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
60 77 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 92.31% 87.50% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 46
Average daily rate £200 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £251 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix