The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 11 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 11 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.75% - 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% - 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
DBA
UK

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
136 53 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 95.77% 88.33% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 77
Median daily rate £363 £285 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £89 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.28% -28.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

DBA Hourly 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 11 £375 -
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Northern Ireland region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Sybase
2 6 (50.00%) Sybase IQ
2 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Korn
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (8.33%) Data Security
7 1 (8.33%) Clustering
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (50.00%) Sybase IQ
2 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
2 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) BCP
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Korn
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Sybase
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) EMC