The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.59% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
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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
122 109 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.83% 93.97% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 125
Average daily rate £225 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

SQL DBA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
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
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft