The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Oracle DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 154 139 178
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +39
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 1 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.46% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Median daily rate £313 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
2805 3052 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.05% 95.61% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2410 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Oracle DBA in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Oracle 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 City of London region featuring Oracle DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (55.56%) Data Guard
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Security Hardening
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Replication

Oracle DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Informix
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Security Hardening
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Database Security
4 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Korn
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Data Guard
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas