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 27 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 17 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.70% 5.71% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 6.59% 5.56%
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 £363 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+188.46% -62.85%
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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
68 91 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.89% 86.67% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 50
Average daily rate £205 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £255 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 27 July 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 -7 2 - -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
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%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

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