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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 75 70 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 7 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.61% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.66% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£348 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £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 - £30.90 £45.18
% change year-on-year
- -31.60%
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
1288 1059 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.55% 92.33% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 539 310
Average daily rate £396 £362 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% +6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.84% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Veritas
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) HPUX
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
5 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (11.11%) Client/Server

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) HPUX
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat