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Database analysts design, develop and administer data management solutions using database management software. Data administrators develop and implement data administration policy, standards and models. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.
data administrator, data custodian, data dictionary administrator, data warehouse analyst, database administrator (DBA), database analyst, database architect, technical architect – database.
- Collect and document user's requirements
- Design and develop database architecture for information systems projects
- Design, construct, modify, integrate, implement and test data models and database management systems
- Conduct research and provide advice to other informatics professionals regarding the selection, application and implementation of database management tools
- Operate database management systems to analyze data and perform data mining analysis.
- May lead, co-ordinate or supervise other workers in this group.
- Develop and implement data administration policy, standards and models
- Research and document data requirements, data collection and administration policy, data access rules and security
- Develop policies and procedures for network and/or internet database access and usage and for the backup and recovery of data
- Conduct research and provide advice to other information systems professionals regarding the collection, availability, security and suitability of data
- Write scripts related to stored procedures and triggers
- May lead and co-ordinate teams of data administrators in the development and implementation of data policies, standards and models.
Outlook & Prospects for Database Analysts and Data Administrators in Prince Edward Island
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Prince Edward Island||(1 of 3 stars)||2012-02-28|
Employment prospects for database analysts and data administrators are expected to be limited in 2012-2013 because only a small number of people in this occupation are employed in the local area.
Employment opportunities in this occupation are considered to be below average or relatively weak in the local area. However, a limited outlook should not prevent anyone from pursuing a specific career in which they are interested.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 09 - Dec 13, 2013
- The provincial government returned the responsibility for P.E.I.'s electricity conservation program to Maritime Electric
- Tourism Summerside has increased its levy on hotel and motel room bookings from 2% to 3%. The city plans to use the extra 1% to help promote tourism in the city.
- Work has been completed on the $1.8M renovation on Province House in Charlottetown
- Two local credit unions in Charlottetown have merged and changed their name to Provincial Credit Union. The company has 51 employees at three branch offices.
- The University of Prince Edward Island has changed its Bachelor of Education Program to one year instead of two to meet the demands of students requiring compressed programs. As a result, the university will graduate two classes of teachers in 2015.
- Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) are on strike after a labour dispute with the Town of Kensington, Prince Edward Island. The previous contract expired in April 2013.
- City Collision Services will be relocating and expanding to a new building in Sherwood Industrial Park. The new facility will open in the spring of 2014.
- The provincial government returned the responsibility for P.E.I.'s electricity conservation programming to Maritime Electric
- According to Statistics Canada, Prince Edward Island had a net loss of 1,074 people to interprovincial migration in 2012 to 2013
- Environment Canada has given approval to AquaBounty Technologies to produce genetically-modified salmon eggs on a commercial scale in Prince Edward Island
- The Community Welfare League of Montague received government funding to convert a downtown building into an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) business centre. The ICT is expected to be completed by next summer.
- The provincial government announced $73M in funding for several infrastructure projects throughout the province
- Vessey's Seeds, a seed and gardening retail/wholesaler in York, has purchased a flower bulb fundraising company from the United States. The purchase will result in some new positions at the company's office in York.
- Vogue optical, a retail optical chain that started in Charlottetown, has been sold to New Look Eyewear from Quebec for $74M. The chain will continue to operate on a stand-alone basis and all employees are expected to remain working for the company.
- A mini-mall is planned for Summerside on Granville Street. The mall is located on a property formerly owned by Holland College and will open in July of next year.
- The provincial government has released a financial update that reports an increase in population, employment, cruise ship passengers, and lobster landings for 2013. Provincial GDP increased 1.5% in 2012 and the province has kept its current bond rating.
- The Governement of Canada, through ACOA, has announced funding for upgrades to the Summerside fire department, Summerside Credit Union Place, and Laurinda Park in Wellington.
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