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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 178 207 185
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 21 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.30% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 20
Average daily rate
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£420 £413 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £488 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +60.00%
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
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 63 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (90.48%) Oracle Database
3 33 (52.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (50.79%) SQL
5 30 (47.62%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (47.62%) Data Guard
6 27 (42.86%) Banking
7 26 (41.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (39.68%) Finance
9 21 (33.33%) UNIX
9 21 (33.33%) Linux
10 20 (31.75%) Oracle RMAN
11 15 (23.81%) PL/SQL
11 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (22.22%) Investment Banking
13 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.87%) Windows
14 10 (15.87%) Solaris
14 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
14 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (14.29%) BMC
16 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
16 8 (12.70%) Change Management
16 8 (12.70%) ITIL
16 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
17 7 (11.11%) Replication
17 7 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
18 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
18 6 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Summit
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (90.48%) Oracle Database
2 33 (52.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (41.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
5 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
9 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.76%) MySQL
11 2 (3.17%) TKPROF
11 2 (3.17%) SQLPlus
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (3.17%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Toad
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) Ant
General
1 27 (42.86%) Banking
2 25 (39.68%) Finance
3 14 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.94%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.35%) Retail
6 2 (3.17%) International Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) JDBC
2 2 (3.17%) ODBC
2 2 (3.17%) LAMP
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) Flash
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Replication
2 5 (7.94%) Statistics
3 4 (6.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.59%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) UNIX
1 21 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Solaris
3 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
4 2 (3.17%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (12.70%) Change Management
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.76%) Database Security
6 2 (3.17%) ETL
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.17%) Data Management
6 2 (3.17%) Release Management
7 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.59%) Analytics
7 1 (1.59%) Software Architecture
7 1 (1.59%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (1.59%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) SQL
2 15 (23.81%) PL/SQL
3 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.35%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.59%) DCL
7 1 (1.59%) Korn
7 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (47.62%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (31.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.59%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 30 (47.62%) Data Guard
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.17%) Control-M
4 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.17%) Puppet
5 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) BMC
3 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.94%) Sybase
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) Murex
6 2 (3.17%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) NetApp
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas
7 1 (1.59%) Sun