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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 161 163 176
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 35 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.63% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £316 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £565 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -33.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.18
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%
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
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 50 (94.34%) Oracle Database
3 36 (67.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (58.49%) SQL
5 24 (45.28%) PL/SQL
6 22 (41.51%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (39.62%) Linux
8 20 (37.74%) Data Guard
9 19 (35.85%) Finance
10 18 (33.96%) Oracle RMAN
11 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
13 13 (24.53%) Banking
14 10 (18.87%) Replication
14 10 (18.87%) Migration
14 10 (18.87%) UNIX
15 9 (16.98%) RDBMS
15 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
15 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
16 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (15.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
18 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 12c
18 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
19 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
19 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
19 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
19 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
19 5 (9.43%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (1.89%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (94.34%) Oracle Database
2 36 (67.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (16.98%) RDBMS
4 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
6 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (3.77%) VLDB
9 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.77%) MySQL
9 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
3 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Games
6 1 (1.89%) International Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
1 2 (3.77%) Flash
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.89%) ODBC
2 1 (1.89%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Statistics
4 2 (3.77%) Online Games
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) UNIX
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Solaris
4 3 (5.66%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Migration
2 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.55%) Volume Testing
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) Validation
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.66%) DevOps
5 3 (5.66%) High Availability
5 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Database Tuning
6 2 (3.77%) Database Security
6 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) PL/SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) OCP
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCITP
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (33.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.89%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) Data Guard
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.89%) Puppet
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.55%) BMC
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) New Relic
6 1 (1.89%) Sun
6 1 (1.89%) Sybase
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas
6 1 (1.89%) Remedy
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