The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 3 months to 24 June 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -41 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.60% 1.18% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.27% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £364
% change year-on-year +3.44% -0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 316 79 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 95.47% 92.94% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 40 40
Median daily rate £413 £385 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +81.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in County Antrim

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in County Antrim

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in County Antrim

DBA
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -44 2 £375 -
DBA
Northern Ireland

DBA Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 County Antrim region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 4 (57.14%) MCDBA
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) SCOM
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Database Security
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (28.57%) Sybase
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Database Security
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCDBA
1 4 (57.14%) MCP
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase