The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 42 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 1.49% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 1.60% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £50.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
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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 Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
336 312 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 91.30% 92.86% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 149 182
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 77
Average hourly rate £24.50 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.86 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Cambridge region.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Oracle DBA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Oracle 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 Oracle DBA in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Oracle 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 Oracle DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft