The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the County Antrim region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 18 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.97% 2.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 4.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.07% +23.80%
Job Titles Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 174 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 93.07% 73.11% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 109 35
Average daily rate £373 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
DBA
Northern Ireland

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

DBA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle