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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 180 177 171
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 19 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.52% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £275 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £550 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
5050 5730 5834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 92.36% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3819 4169 4278
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £279
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 75 80 119
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (88.10%) Oracle Database
3 30 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
4 28 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (59.52%) Data Guard
6 23 (54.76%) SQL
7 19 (45.24%) Finance
8 17 (40.48%) PL/SQL
9 16 (38.10%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (33.33%) Banking
11 13 (30.95%) UNIX
11 13 (30.95%) Linux
11 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (28.57%) RDBMS
12 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
12 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
12 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
14 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
15 7 (16.67%) Korn
15 7 (16.67%) Replication
15 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (16.67%) AIX
15 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
16 6 (14.29%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (88.10%) Oracle Database
2 28 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.38%) VLDB
10 1 (2.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Middleware
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) CGI
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Replication
2 6 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Online Games
3 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) UNIX
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.67%) AIX
4 3 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (14.29%) SOA
4 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) High Availability
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.76%) Validation
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Volume Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) PL/SQL
3 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.67%) Korn
5 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.90%) Perl
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.76%) OCP
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.38%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 25 (59.52%) Data Guard
2 16 (38.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (2.38%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 6 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) New Relic
5 2 (4.76%) WorldPay
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
5 2 (4.76%) Brocade
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft