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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 202 171 182
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 9 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.61% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 26 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £403 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
5455 5390 6593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.12% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3933 4841
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
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 83 91 170
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 July 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 27 (100.00%) Oracle
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 24 (88.89%) Oracle RAC
3 23 (85.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (81.48%) Data Guard
5 19 (70.37%) SQL
5 19 (70.37%) UNIX
6 18 (66.67%) PL/SQL
7 15 (55.56%) Linux
7 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
7 15 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (51.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (44.44%) Finance
10 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
10 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
10 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
10 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (33.33%) Banking
11 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (33.33%) ITIL
12 8 (29.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
12 8 (29.63%) Database Mirroring
13 6 (22.22%) 3PAR
13 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (22.22%) Korn
13 6 (22.22%) AIX
13 6 (22.22%) HP
13 6 (22.22%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 23 (85.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP
9 1 (3.70%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (7.41%) CGI
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) UNIX
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) AIX
4 5 (18.52%) Solaris
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
1 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (29.63%) Database Mirroring
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Database Security
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
5 6 (22.22%) Korn
6 5 (18.52%) Perl
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (81.48%) Data Guard
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) 3PAR
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 3 (11.11%) Remedy
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Sybase
6 2 (7.41%) Veritas
6 2 (7.41%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) WorldPay
7 1 (3.70%) VMware
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