The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had SQL Server 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
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
- -19.78%
SQL Server 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%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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