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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 138 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 12 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.16% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.18% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +37.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +79.06%
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
2972 2284 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.40% 94.07% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1775 1159 1449
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 211 347
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.92 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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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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
Suffolk -12 6 £248 -1.00%
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £325 - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Oracle DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (91.30%) Oracle Database
3 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) Data Guard
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
8 6 (26.09%) Statistics
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (17.39%) AIX
10 4 (17.39%) Solaris
10 4 (17.39%) Replication
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (13.04%) Migration
12 2 (8.70%) Windows
12 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
12 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
12 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
13 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle Database
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WinForms
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Statistics
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) AIX
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) HPUX
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Data Guard
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Mercator
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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