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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 471 392 299
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -93
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 114 190 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.42% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 118 151
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £38.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
47724 45773 43200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.58% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30889 28241 25946
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1846 1974
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 -76 47 £338 -14.82% 21
Yorkshire -11 22 £350 -6.66% 6
South East -27 16 £340 -9.33% 8
South West -1 12 £360 -11.65% 13
North West -15 6 £400 +88.23% 3
West Midlands +5 5 £365 +4.28% 3
East of England -4 3 £375 +15.38%
East Midlands -9 1 £325 -6.47% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 258 (100.00%) Oracle
2 233 (90.31%) Oracle Database
3 117 (45.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 110 (42.64%) Oracle RAC
5 109 (42.25%) SQL
6 95 (36.82%) Linux
7 80 (31.01%) UNIX
8 76 (29.46%) Data Guard
9 71 (27.52%) Oracle RMAN
10 69 (26.74%) PL/SQL
11 65 (25.19%) SQL Server
12 64 (24.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 55 (21.32%) Oracle Applications
14 53 (20.54%) Oracle Database 12c
15 51 (19.77%) Performance Tuning
15 51 (19.77%) Windows
16 47 (18.22%) Oracle EBS
16 47 (18.22%) Shell Script
17 41 (15.89%) Red Hat
18 40 (15.50%) Finance
19 37 (14.34%) Oracle EBS R12
20 36 (13.95%) Security Cleared
21 32 (12.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 31 (12.02%) RDBMS
22 31 (12.02%) WebLogic
22 31 (12.02%) Relational Database
23 30 (11.63%) ITIL
23 30 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 30 (11.63%) Clustering
24 28 (10.85%) Solaris

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 31 (12.02%) WebLogic
2 10 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.71%) IIS
3 7 (2.71%) SAS
4 6 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (1.94%) Oracle 10gAS
6 4 (1.55%) Apache
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.39%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) MS Office
2 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 55 (21.32%) Oracle Applications
2 47 (18.22%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (14.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.16%) Endur
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 1 (0.39%) Maximo
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.04%) SAN
2 9 (3.49%) Firewall
3 7 (2.71%) LAN
3 7 (2.71%) WAN
4 4 (1.55%) VLAN
5 3 (1.16%) NAS
5 3 (1.16%) DHCP
5 3 (1.16%) LDAP
5 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.78%) Internet
6 2 (0.78%) FTP
6 2 (0.78%) SSH
7 1 (0.39%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (90.31%) Oracle Database
2 117 (45.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 65 (25.19%) SQL Server
4 64 (24.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 53 (20.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 31 (12.02%) RDBMS
6 31 (12.02%) Relational Database
7 27 (10.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 22 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (6.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (5.04%) Oracle9i Database
13 11 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (3.88%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (3.10%) MySQL
16 7 (2.71%) OLAP
16 7 (2.71%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (2.33%) Toad
2 3 (1.16%) JIRA
3 2 (0.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.39%) JConsole
4 1 (0.39%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
General
1 40 (15.50%) Finance
2 20 (7.75%) Banking
3 7 (2.71%) Legal
4 5 (1.94%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.91%) Middleware
2 19 (7.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (4.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 10 (3.88%) .NET
5 7 (2.71%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.33%) XML
6 6 (2.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 3 (1.16%) J2EE
7 3 (1.16%) HTML
8 2 (0.78%) POSIX
8 2 (0.78%) CGI
9 1 (0.39%) JRockit
9 1 (0.39%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.63%) Clustering
2 27 (10.47%) Replication
3 8 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.55%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.16%) CMDB
5 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.16%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.78%) Statistics
6 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.39%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 95 (36.82%) Linux
2 80 (31.01%) UNIX
3 51 (19.77%) Windows
4 30 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (10.85%) Solaris
6 20 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.43%) AIX
8 11 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.71%) HPUX
10 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.78%) SUSE
12 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.39%) VMS
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.77%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (11.63%) ITIL
3 22 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (6.98%) SOA
4 18 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (6.98%) Migration
4 18 (6.98%) Database Tuning
5 10 (3.88%) Database Mirroring
5 10 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (3.49%) ETL
6 9 (3.49%) Capacity Management
7 8 (3.10%) Analytics
7 8 (3.10%) Change Control
7 8 (3.10%) Patch Management
8 7 (2.71%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (2.71%) High Availability
8 7 (2.71%) Database Security
8 7 (2.71%) E-business
8 7 (2.71%) Data Modelling
9 6 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 109 (42.25%) SQL
2 69 (26.74%) PL/SQL
3 47 (18.22%) Shell Script
4 19 (7.36%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.43%) Perl
6 11 (4.26%) Korn
7 10 (3.88%) Java
8 5 (1.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.39%) VBScript
10 1 (0.39%) AWK
10 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.39%) sed
Qualifications
1 36 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.43%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (5.04%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.71%) OCP
6 5 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.33%) QA
2 5 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (42.64%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.94%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.78%) Firmware
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 76 (29.46%) Data Guard
2 71 (27.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 32 (12.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.33%) WSUS
5 4 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (1.55%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.16%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.78%) SCOM
7 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.78%) Foglight
8 1 (0.39%) Nagios
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.39%) OpenView
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 258 (100.00%) Oracle
2 41 (15.89%) Red Hat
3 25 (9.69%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.43%) Sybase
4 14 (5.43%) IBM
5 12 (4.65%) VMware
5 12 (4.65%) HP
6 10 (3.88%) NetApp
7 9 (3.49%) SolarWinds
7 9 (3.49%) 3PAR
8 8 (3.10%) Sun
9 7 (2.71%) Siebel
9 7 (2.71%) Remedy
10 4 (1.55%) Veritas
11 3 (1.16%) Citrix
12 2 (0.78%) CA
12 2 (0.78%) Informatica
12 2 (0.78%) EMC
12 2 (0.78%) Symantec
12 2 (0.78%) Brocade
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