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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 117 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £300 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £33.05
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
2273 2472 2291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 96.60% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1468 1252
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 229 245
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £39.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex - 9 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Oracle DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (82.76%) SQL
3 22 (75.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (75.86%) Oracle Database
4 21 (72.41%) PL/SQL
5 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
6 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
6 11 (37.93%) ETL
7 10 (34.48%) Data Guard
8 9 (31.03%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (31.03%) Clustering
8 9 (31.03%) High Availability
9 6 (20.69%) ETL Development
10 5 (17.24%) Migration
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Automotive
11 4 (13.79%) ION Trading
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (10.34%) SAN
12 3 (10.34%) Solaris
12 3 (10.34%) Linux
12 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
12 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (10.34%) Java
12 3 (10.34%) J2EE
12 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.34%) Change Control
12 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Solaris
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
1 11 (37.93%) ETL
2 9 (31.03%) High Availability
2 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (20.69%) ETL Development
4 5 (17.24%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.45%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) PL/SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) Java
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (75.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (34.48%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) ION Trading
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft