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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 118 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 9 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.58% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.62% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
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£355 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £316 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £381 £378
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
2516 2736 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.37% 93.25% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 1530 1136
Average daily rate £400 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 218 241
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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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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 +2 4 £355 -16.47%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £500 -
Suffolk -5 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (88.24%) Oracle Database
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (41.18%) UNIX
6 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
8 4 (23.53%) QA
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) Clustering
9 3 (17.65%) Database Security
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (17.65%) Data Guard
9 3 (17.65%) High Availability
10 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) Oracle Database
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (17.65%) High Availability
1 3 (17.65%) Database Security
1 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) OCP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (17.65%) Data Guard
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft