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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 183 176 196
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 14 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.46% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £334 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
5005 5436 6720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.15% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3940 3934 4907
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 148
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £36.35 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 1 September 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 30 (100.00%) Oracle
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 27 (90.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (73.33%) Data Guard
5 20 (66.67%) SQL
5 20 (66.67%) UNIX
6 19 (63.33%) Linux
7 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
7 16 (53.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 15 (50.00%) Finance
8 15 (50.00%) Shell Script
9 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (40.00%) Banking
11 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
12 10 (33.33%) ITIL
12 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
13 9 (30.00%) Sybase
13 9 (30.00%) Clustering
13 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
14 8 (26.67%) Database Mirroring
14 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
14 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
15 7 (23.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (20.00%) 3PAR

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 27 (90.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
5 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (10.00%) MySQL
12 2 (6.67%) Informix
12 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (6.67%) CGI
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Clustering
2 6 (20.00%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) CMDB
4 2 (6.67%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) UNIX
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (20.00%) AIX
4 6 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (13.33%) Windows
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Database Mirroring
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (3.33%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.33%) Line Management
8 1 (3.33%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
3 15 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Korn
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 24 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (73.33%) Data Guard
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Sybase
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 6 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) Veritas
6 3 (10.00%) Remedy
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) SAP
7 2 (6.67%) Brocade
8 1 (3.33%) WorldPay
8 1 (3.33%) VMware