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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 72 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 7 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.27% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.29% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £475 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.79%
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
1103 1048 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.71% 93.91% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 465 448
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (69.23%) Data Guard
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) AIX
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Replication
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (15.38%) SCOM
8 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) MySQL
8 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (15.38%) HTTP

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Data Guard
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas