The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 27 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.46% - 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% - 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - -
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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
127 106 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 92.70% 94.64% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 44 67
Average daily rate £313 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £134 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 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 Server DBA across the Northern Ireland region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server DBA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared