The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 75 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.36% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.39% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.65 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +43.42%
Oracle DBA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1156 1024 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 92.84% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 461 455
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (81.82%) Data Guard
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (27.27%) Replication
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) MySQL
8 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (18.18%) SCOM
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Data Guard
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas