The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 23 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.90% - 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£150 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +73.07%
DBA
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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 Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 98 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.14% 89.09% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 87
Average daily rate £250 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £24.75 £14.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.78% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 2 £150 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Law

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft