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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 174 200 186
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 25 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £488 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £365 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.79%
Oracle DBA
London

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
5354 6825 7332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.14% 92.66% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3871 4983 5319
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 150 174
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 64 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (89.06%) Oracle Database
3 34 (53.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (51.56%) SQL
5 32 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
6 30 (46.88%) Data Guard
7 26 (40.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (39.06%) Finance
8 25 (39.06%) Banking
9 22 (34.38%) UNIX
10 21 (32.81%) Linux
11 19 (29.69%) Oracle RMAN
12 16 (25.00%) PL/SQL
13 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.31%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (18.75%) Windows
14 12 (18.75%) Investment Banking
15 10 (15.63%) Solaris
15 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (14.06%) ITIL
16 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
17 8 (12.50%) BMC
17 8 (12.50%) Change Management
17 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
18 7 (10.94%) Replication
18 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
19 6 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
19 6 (9.38%) Oracle9i Database

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Summit
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) SSH
2 1 (1.56%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (89.06%) Oracle Database
2 34 (53.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (40.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (4.69%) MySQL
10 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.13%) TKPROF
10 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (3.13%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Toad
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 25 (39.06%) Finance
1 25 (39.06%) Banking
2 12 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) International Banking
6 1 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) JDBC
2 2 (3.13%) ODBC
2 2 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Replication
2 5 (7.81%) Statistics
3 4 (6.25%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.56%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) UNIX
2 21 (32.81%) Linux
3 12 (18.75%) Windows
4 10 (15.63%) Solaris
5 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) OpenVMS
6 2 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (1.56%) VMS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL
3 8 (12.50%) Change Management
3 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.81%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.69%) Database Security
6 3 (4.69%) Data Management
7 2 (3.13%) Release Management
7 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.13%) ETL
7 2 (3.13%) Project Management
7 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.56%) High Availability
8 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) DCL
7 1 (1.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCITP
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (29.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.56%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 30 (46.88%) Data Guard
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.69%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.13%) Control-M
4 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) Legato
5 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) BMC
3 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.81%) Sybase
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.69%) EMC
7 2 (3.13%) IBM
7 2 (3.13%) Murex
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) NetApp
8 1 (1.56%) Veritas
8 1 (1.56%) Sun
8 1 (1.56%) VMware
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago