Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -52 -3 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.34% 4.12% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 4.31% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Belfast median daily rate - £375 -
County Antrim median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate £22.50 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.61% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £22.50 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year -51.61% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Contract vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 559 255 115
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 95.51% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 149 71
Belfast median daily rate £413 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +13.82% -1.60%
10th Percentile £289 £138 £100
90th Percentile £513 £438 £519
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £308
% change year-on-year +17.86% +13.82% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 3
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £14.30 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -6.26% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £21.00 £19.40 £17.49
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% -9.55%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Belfast

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Belfast

DBA Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Belfast region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Netezza
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Netezza
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle