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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 171 180 173
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 14 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Average daily rate
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£413 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £555 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.20 -
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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
4590 5319 5343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 93.40% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3486 3738 3978
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £288
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 66 84 120
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 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 6 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 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (89.80%) Oracle Database
3 30 (61.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (57.14%) SQL
5 25 (51.02%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (42.86%) Finance
7 20 (40.82%) Linux
7 20 (40.82%) PL/SQL
8 17 (34.69%) Data Guard
8 17 (34.69%) Banking
9 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
10 12 (24.49%) RDBMS
10 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
11 11 (22.45%) Replication
11 11 (22.45%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.29%) Migration
13 7 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (14.29%) UNIX
13 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
15 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
15 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
15 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (10.20%) High Availability
15 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (10.20%) OCP

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (89.80%) Oracle Database
2 30 (61.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (24.49%) RDBMS
4 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (4.08%) VLDB
9 1 (2.04%) DataStage
9 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.04%) MySQL
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Toad
1 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Middleware
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Replication
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Online Games
5 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) High Availability
5 4 (8.16%) Volume Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Validation
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) SOA
6 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.12%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Database Security
7 2 (4.08%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL
8 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) PL/SQL
3 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.12%) Korn
4 3 (6.12%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) OCP
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) VCP4
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.04%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Data Guard
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) Remedy
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) New Relic
4 1 (2.04%) Sun
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
4 1 (2.04%) Veritas
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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