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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 403 327 340
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 179 250 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 130 134
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £307 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +62.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.79%
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
46480 44650 49322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.83% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28690 27138 28354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 96 £380 -15.55% 22
South East -47 28 £369 -1.66% 11
East of England -18 12 £325 -13.33% 2
Yorkshire -11 11 £375 - 8
North East -12 10 £373 +24.41%
South West -48 9 £408 -0.60% 2
North West -13 6 £213 -55.26% 8
West Midlands -12 4 £350 +16.66% 1
Midlands +3 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £348 +11.20%
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 428 (100.00%) Oracle
2 402 (93.93%) Oracle Database
3 254 (59.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 211 (49.30%) SQL
5 195 (45.56%) Oracle RAC
6 183 (42.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 181 (42.29%) Data Guard
8 151 (35.28%) Linux
8 151 (35.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 141 (32.94%) Performance Tuning
10 137 (32.01%) PL/SQL
10 137 (32.01%) UNIX
11 111 (25.93%) Finance
12 95 (22.20%) SQL Server
13 68 (15.89%) Windows
14 65 (15.19%) Shell Script
15 64 (14.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 62 (14.49%) Solaris
17 58 (13.55%) Oracle Database 12c
18 54 (12.62%) Banking
19 53 (12.38%) Security Cleared
20 52 (12.15%) Oracle EBS
21 49 (11.45%) WebLogic
21 49 (11.45%) Oracle9i Database
22 48 (11.21%) Replication
23 47 (10.98%) Oracle Applications
24 45 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 43 (10.05%) Red Hat
26 42 (9.81%) SC Cleared
27 40 (9.35%) Relational Database

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (11.45%) WebLogic
2 16 (3.74%) Apache
3 11 (2.57%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (2.10%) Oracle 10gAS
5 8 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.64%) IIS
7 5 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.23%) Confluence
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (12.15%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (10.98%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (8.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (4.44%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.70%) Summit
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.23%) Global One
8 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) IaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.97%) SAN
2 5 (1.17%) Internet
3 4 (0.93%) NAS
4 3 (0.70%) LDAP
5 2 (0.47%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.23%) HTTP
6 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (93.93%) Oracle Database
2 254 (59.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 183 (42.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 95 (22.20%) SQL Server
5 58 (13.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 49 (11.45%) Oracle9i Database
7 40 (9.35%) Oracle Reports
7 40 (9.35%) Relational Database
8 37 (8.64%) RDBMS
9 34 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (5.37%) Oracle BI EE
13 21 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (4.21%) SQLPlus
15 18 (4.21%) Oracle Exadata
16 17 (3.97%) MySQL
17 12 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (4.91%) Toad
2 17 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (3.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.70%) Subversion
6 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.47%) JIRA
6 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.23%) Ant
7 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 111 (25.93%) Finance
2 54 (12.62%) Banking
3 16 (3.74%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.50%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.80%) Retail
6 10 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.47%) French Language
8 2 (0.47%) International Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.23%) Latvian Language
9 1 (0.23%) Lithuanian Language
9 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.23%) Romanian Language
9 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.01%) Middleware
2 14 (3.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (2.57%) Oracle Streams
4 9 (2.10%) XML
5 8 (1.87%) JDBC
6 6 (1.40%) LAMP
7 5 (1.17%) WebCenter
8 4 (0.93%) .NET
9 3 (0.70%) EDI
10 2 (0.47%) ODBC
10 2 (0.47%) J2EE
10 2 (0.47%) SOAP
11 1 (0.23%) HTML
11 1 (0.23%) XSD
11 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.23%) JSP
11 1 (0.23%) Servlets
11 1 (0.23%) OC4J
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle ADF
11 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.21%) Replication
2 25 (5.84%) Clustering
3 17 (3.97%) Statistics
4 11 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.64%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.17%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.93%) Firmware
7 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.70%) LPAR
8 3 (0.70%) HACMP
8 3 (0.70%) NHS
9 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.47%) PMI
9 2 (0.47%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.47%) FMCG
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 151 (35.28%) Linux
2 137 (32.01%) UNIX
3 68 (15.89%) Windows
4 62 (14.49%) Solaris
5 45 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (6.78%) AIX
7 12 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.34%) HPUX
9 6 (1.40%) OpenVMS
10 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.17%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.17%) VMS
10 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (32.94%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (9.35%) ITIL
3 30 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (6.54%) Migration
5 27 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
6 23 (5.37%) SOA
7 18 (4.21%) Problem Management
8 17 (3.97%) Incident Management
8 17 (3.97%) Data Modelling
8 17 (3.97%) Change Management
9 16 (3.74%) High Availability
10 14 (3.27%) Performance Analysis
11 13 (3.04%) ETL
12 10 (2.34%) Configuration Management
12 10 (2.34%) Data Management
12 10 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (2.34%) Database Security
13 9 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (1.87%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 211 (49.30%) SQL
2 137 (32.01%) PL/SQL
3 65 (15.19%) Shell Script
4 35 (8.18%) T-SQL
5 20 (4.67%) Perl
6 19 (4.44%) Java
7 15 (3.50%) Korn
8 10 (2.34%) C
9 7 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.17%) DCL
11 3 (0.70%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.47%) C#
13 1 (0.23%) Python
13 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.23%) AWK
13 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 53 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 42 (9.81%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.67%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (3.50%) OCP
5 13 (3.04%) Degree
6 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.40%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.17%) MCITP
8 3 (0.70%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.47%) MCSA
10 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.23%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.97%) SLA
2 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.70%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 195 (45.56%) Oracle RAC
2 151 (35.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.93%) SRDF
4 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.23%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 181 (42.29%) Data Guard
2 64 (14.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.87%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (1.64%) Legato
5 6 (1.40%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle Statspack
7 4 (0.93%) Puppet
7 4 (0.93%) Control-M
8 3 (0.70%) Foglight
8 3 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.23%) SCCM
10 1 (0.23%) OVSD
10 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 428 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (10.05%) Red Hat
3 33 (7.71%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.21%) EMC
5 15 (3.50%) BMC
6 14 (3.27%) HP
7 11 (2.57%) IBM
8 9 (2.10%) Cognos
9 8 (1.87%) Sybase
10 7 (1.64%) Sun
10 7 (1.64%) Hyperion
10 7 (1.64%) VMware
11 6 (1.40%) NetApp
12 5 (1.17%) Informatica
12 5 (1.17%) Veritas
13 4 (0.93%) Siebel
14 3 (0.70%) Murex
14 3 (0.70%) Business Objects
14 3 (0.70%) SAP
14 3 (0.70%) CommVault
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