The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 423 305 343
Rank change year-on-year
-118 +38
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 167 276 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.63% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 146 98
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£360 £400 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £49.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £18.75 £39.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £50.76 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Oracle DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48374 43774 46640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30732 27045 26834
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 1908 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle DBA across the England region.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA across the England region.

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 82 £373 -9.69% 25
South East -69 31 £369 -10.60% 6
Yorkshire -19 17 £275 -31.25% 4
West Midlands -12 13 £338 +5.88% 2
North East -34 9 £344 +37.50%
East of England -32 6 £413 +10.00% 1
North West -29 3 £340 +16.04% 3
South West -44 3 £406 +24.92% 8
Midlands -1 1 - -
East Midlands -8 1 £350 +10.23%
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 359 (100.00%) Oracle
2 339 (94.43%) Oracle Database
3 193 (53.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 179 (49.86%) SQL
5 159 (44.29%) Oracle RAC
6 147 (40.95%) Oracle Database 10g
7 145 (40.39%) Linux
8 137 (38.16%) Data Guard
9 119 (33.15%) PL/SQL
10 114 (31.75%) Oracle RMAN
11 106 (29.53%) Finance
12 95 (26.46%) UNIX
12 95 (26.46%) Performance Tuning
13 72 (20.06%) SQL Server
14 71 (19.78%) Shell Script
15 62 (17.27%) Security Cleared
16 58 (16.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 56 (15.60%) Oracle EBS
18 51 (14.21%) Replication
19 50 (13.93%) Windows
20 48 (13.37%) Oracle Applications
21 45 (12.53%) Banking
21 45 (12.53%) SC Cleared
21 45 (12.53%) Oracle Database 12c
22 43 (11.98%) Migration
23 41 (11.42%) WebLogic
24 39 (10.86%) ITIL
24 39 (10.86%) Relational Database
25 38 (10.58%) Solaris
26 34 (9.47%) Oracle EBS R12

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 41 (11.42%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.74%) Apache
3 9 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.51%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (2.23%) Oracle 10gAS
4 8 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.67%) IIS
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.84%) AquaLogic
7 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (15.60%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (13.37%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (9.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (4.18%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (2.51%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (1.11%) Agresso
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.28%) Summit
10 1 (0.28%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.34%) SAN
2 3 (0.84%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) LDAP
3 2 (0.56%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (94.43%) Oracle Database
2 193 (53.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 147 (40.95%) Oracle Database 10g
4 72 (20.06%) SQL Server
5 45 (12.53%) Oracle Database 12c
6 39 (10.86%) Relational Database
7 33 (9.19%) Oracle9i Database
8 32 (8.91%) RDBMS
9 29 (8.08%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (4.74%) Oracle Exadata
14 16 (4.46%) Oracle BI EE
14 16 (4.46%) MySQL
15 14 (3.90%) SQLPlus
16 12 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (5.01%) Toad
2 13 (3.62%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.67%) ClearQuest
4 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.56%) Subversion
6 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.28%) Ant
7 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.28%) Maven
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
7 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 106 (29.53%) Finance
2 45 (12.53%) Banking
3 15 (4.18%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.06%) Retail
7 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) International Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Latvian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Lithuanian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Romanian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.80%) Middleware
2 12 (3.34%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (2.79%) Oracle Streams
4 7 (1.95%) XML
4 7 (1.95%) JDBC
5 6 (1.67%) LAMP
6 4 (1.11%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.84%) Java EE
8 2 (0.56%) ODBC
8 2 (0.56%) Flash
8 2 (0.56%) .NET
8 2 (0.56%) J2EE
8 2 (0.56%) Web Services
9 1 (0.28%) HTML
9 1 (0.28%) JSP
9 1 (0.28%) Servlets
9 1 (0.28%) SOAP
9 1 (0.28%) EDI
9 1 (0.28%) XSD
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.21%) Replication
2 26 (7.24%) Clustering
3 15 (4.18%) Statistics
4 12 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.95%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.39%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.84%) HACMP
9 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.56%) PMI
10 2 (0.56%) NHS
10 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.56%) Wiki
10 2 (0.56%) LPAR
11 1 (0.28%) Open Source
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.28%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 145 (40.39%) Linux
2 95 (26.46%) UNIX
3 50 (13.93%) Windows
4 38 (10.58%) Solaris
5 31 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (5.01%) AIX
7 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.67%) OpenVMS
11 5 (1.39%) VMS
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.11%) SUSE
13 3 (0.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (26.46%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (11.98%) Migration
3 39 (10.86%) ITIL
4 26 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (6.96%) SOA
6 18 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (5.01%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.18%) Data Migration
7 15 (4.18%) Change Management
8 14 (3.90%) Incident Management
8 14 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (3.34%) ITSM
10 11 (3.06%) Service Management
10 11 (3.06%) ETL
10 11 (3.06%) Data Modelling
10 11 (3.06%) High Availability
10 11 (3.06%) Database Tuning
10 11 (3.06%) Database Security
11 10 (2.79%) Performance Testing
11 10 (2.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 179 (49.86%) SQL
2 119 (33.15%) PL/SQL
3 71 (19.78%) Shell Script
4 19 (5.29%) Java
5 18 (5.01%) T-SQL
6 15 (4.18%) Korn
7 11 (3.06%) Perl
8 8 (2.23%) C
9 7 (1.95%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.39%) DCL
10 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.84%) VBScript
11 3 (0.84%) VB
12 2 (0.56%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.28%) Python
13 1 (0.28%) C#
13 1 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 62 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.53%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.13%) Oracle Certification
4 17 (4.74%) Degree
5 14 (3.90%) OCP
6 8 (2.23%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.67%) MCITP
7 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.39%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.56%) MCSA
9 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.28%) OCA
10 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.90%) SLA
2 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.84%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 159 (44.29%) Oracle RAC
2 114 (31.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.11%) Firmware
5 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.56%) SRDF
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 137 (38.16%) Data Guard
2 58 (16.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.11%) OpenView
3 4 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.11%) Puppet
3 4 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.84%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.28%) OVSD
6 1 (0.28%) Control-M
6 1 (0.28%) Foglight
6 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) Legato
Vendors
1 359 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (9.19%) Red Hat
3 28 (7.80%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.74%) BMC
5 15 (4.18%) HP
6 14 (3.90%) IBM
7 13 (3.62%) Sun
8 10 (2.79%) EMC
9 7 (1.95%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.95%) VMware
10 5 (1.39%) Veritas
10 5 (1.39%) Siebel
10 5 (1.39%) Sybase
11 4 (1.11%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.11%) NetApp
12 3 (0.84%) Intel
12 3 (0.84%) CommVault
13 2 (0.56%) Informatica
13 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (0.56%) Cognos
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