The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 141 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.097% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Oracle DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2912 2842 2239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.12% 92.88% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1775 1664 1125
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 238 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.50 £42.50
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 East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle DBA across the East of England region.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA across the East of England region.

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 1 - -
Hertfordshire -7 1 £375 +15.38%
Essex - 1 - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
6 2 (22.22%) Database Security
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (11.11%) C

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) Database Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) OCP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp