The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 23 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.99% 3.53% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 3.70% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +89.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 81 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 98.02% 95.29% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 94
Average daily rate £250 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £17.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 15 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Law

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft