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 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 88 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £400 £348 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £342 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £390 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 - £30.90
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
1359 1280 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.17% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 694 539
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (42.86%) Data Guard
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) ArcIMS
2 1 (7.14%) ArcSDE
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) GIS
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Data Guard
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
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