The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 78 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 9 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.29% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.31% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £475 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +74.41%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1196 972 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.83% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 454 439
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Oracle DBA
Scotland

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 1 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (62.50%) Data Guard
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (37.50%) AIX
7 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (18.75%) Replication
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (12.50%) MySQL
10 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 2 (12.50%) HTTP
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (12.50%) SCOM
10 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas