The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 175 193 166
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 16 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.32% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 13
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4843 5711 5464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.37% 93.04% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3673 4070 4060
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 89 110
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA across the City of London region.

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 27 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (55.56%) SQL
5 21 (46.67%) Finance
6 20 (44.44%) Data Guard
7 17 (37.78%) PL/SQL
7 17 (37.78%) Linux
8 14 (31.11%) Banking
9 13 (28.89%) RDBMS
9 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
10 12 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
12 9 (20.00%) UNIX
12 9 (20.00%) Replication
13 8 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
14 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (13.33%) Migration
15 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (11.11%) SOA
16 5 (11.11%) Middleware
16 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
16 5 (11.11%) Clustering
16 5 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 27 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (28.89%) RDBMS
3 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.44%) VLDB
9 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.22%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Toad
1 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
5 2 (4.44%) Games
6 1 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Replication
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Online Games
3 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) UNIX
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) SOA
4 4 (8.89%) Volume Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.89%) Validation
5 3 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) High Availability
5 3 (6.67%) Database Tuning
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) PL/SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.89%) Korn
4 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) OCP
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.22%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 20 (44.44%) Data Guard
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Nagios
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (2.22%) Pacemaker
5 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.44%) New Relic
5 2 (4.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) Brocade
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Cognos
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