The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 186 173 181
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 29 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 22
Average daily rate £388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £334 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6115 5857 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.29% 92.82% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4418 4320 5248
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Oracle DBA
London

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 59 (100.00%) Oracle
2 53 (89.83%) Oracle Database
3 34 (57.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (52.54%) Oracle RAC
5 28 (47.46%) SQL
6 20 (33.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (33.90%) Data Guard
7 19 (32.20%) Finance
8 17 (28.81%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (27.12%) PL/SQL
9 16 (27.12%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (25.42%) Linux
11 14 (23.73%) Banking
12 11 (18.64%) UNIX
13 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
14 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
15 8 (13.56%) Windows
15 8 (13.56%) WebLogic
15 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
15 8 (13.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 7 (11.86%) ITIL
16 7 (11.86%) SOA
16 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (11.86%) Oracle Exadata
16 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS R12
17 6 (10.17%) Oracle Fusion
17 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
18 5 (8.47%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (13.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) SSH
2 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (89.83%) Oracle Database
2 34 (57.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (33.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (3.39%) VLDB
10 2 (3.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Toad
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.69%) PVCS
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) German Language
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) Ajax
3 1 (1.69%) JSON
3 1 (1.69%) Dojo
3 1 (1.69%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Statistics
2 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) Contract for Difference
3 2 (3.39%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) UNIX
3 8 (13.56%) Windows
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.78%) AIX
5 4 (6.78%) Solaris
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (11.86%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) SOA
3 4 (6.78%) Change Management
3 4 (6.78%) Migration
3 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.78%) Database Security
4 3 (5.08%) High Availability
4 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.08%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.39%) ETL
5 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.39%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.39%) Database Tuning
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 16 (27.12%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) Java
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) OCP
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) Data Guard
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.39%) Control-M
4 1 (1.69%) Legato
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.08%) NetApp
4 2 (3.39%) Sun
4 2 (3.39%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) EMC
5 1 (1.69%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Reuters
5 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Pegasus
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