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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 86 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.70% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.74% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1518 1212 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.42% 94.61% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 700 459
Average daily rate £375 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (25.00%) ArcSDE
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) GIS
4 2 (25.00%) ArcIMS
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Informatica

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) ArcIMS
2 2 (25.00%) ArcSDE
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica