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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 468 420 294
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -126
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 123 163 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.35% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.37% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 94 150
Average daily rate £410 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £481 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £35.20
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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 59 £431 +1.47% 10
South East +5 16 £413 +3.12% 4
Yorkshire -16 11 £388 -3.12% 3
East of England +1 10 £300 - 2
West Midlands -8 9 £220 -45.00% 1
South West -28 6 £388 -13.88% 2
East Midlands -4 5 £350 - 3
North West -21 4 £313 -15.25%
North East -19 3 £325 +54.76% 1
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 318 (100.00%) Oracle
2 288 (90.57%) Oracle Database
3 155 (48.74%) SQL
4 148 (46.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 124 (38.99%) Linux
6 117 (36.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 112 (35.22%) Oracle RAC
8 98 (30.82%) Data Guard
9 92 (28.93%) Performance Tuning
10 88 (27.67%) Finance
11 82 (25.79%) PL/SQL
11 82 (25.79%) Unix
11 82 (25.79%) Oracle Database 12c
12 80 (25.16%) SQL Server
13 72 (22.64%) Shell Script
14 64 (20.13%) Oracle Database 10g
15 55 (17.30%) Red Hat
16 54 (16.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 52 (16.35%) Replication
18 51 (16.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 50 (15.72%) Clustering
20 49 (15.41%) Windows
21 48 (15.09%) Sybase
22 43 (13.52%) Migration
22 43 (13.52%) Solaris
23 42 (13.21%) Banking
24 41 (12.89%) High Availability
25 40 (12.58%) Security Cleared
26 37 (11.64%) Microsoft
27 34 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (7.55%) WebLogic
2 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.26%) Apache
4 4 (1.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (8.18%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (7.55%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (5.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.94%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.31%) Endur
6 1 (0.31%) HFM
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.52%) Internet
1 8 (2.52%) SAN
2 3 (0.94%) Firewall
3 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.63%) Network Security
3 2 (0.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (90.57%) Oracle Database
2 148 (46.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 82 (25.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 80 (25.16%) SQL Server
5 64 (20.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 34 (10.69%) Oracle Reports
6 34 (10.69%) Sybase ASE
7 29 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (8.49%) MySQL
9 23 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (5.03%) Oracle Exadata
12 15 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (4.09%) Relational Database
15 10 (3.14%) Oracle9i Database
15 10 (3.14%) RDBMS
16 9 (2.83%) DataStage
16 9 (2.83%) OLAP
16 9 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.23%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.26%) Toad
3 3 (0.94%) Subversion
4 2 (0.63%) Ant
4 2 (0.63%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.63%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.63%) Hudson
4 2 (0.63%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.63%) JUnit
4 2 (0.63%) Maven
4 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.31%) ProC
General
1 88 (27.67%) Finance
2 42 (13.21%) Banking
3 9 (2.83%) Retail
4 5 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.26%) Automotive
6 2 (0.63%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) French Language
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (2.83%) Middleware
3 5 (1.57%) XML
4 4 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.26%) Oracle Streams
5 3 (0.94%) J2EE
5 3 (0.94%) POSIX
6 2 (0.63%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.63%) Spring
6 2 (0.63%) Web Services
6 2 (0.63%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.31%) .NET
7 1 (0.31%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.35%) Replication
2 50 (15.72%) Clustering
3 18 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.35%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.52%) Statistics
7 6 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.57%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.94%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.31%) iPhone
11 1 (0.31%) Online Games
11 1 (0.31%) Tandem
11 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 124 (38.99%) Linux
2 82 (25.79%) Unix
3 51 (16.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (15.41%) Windows
5 43 (13.52%) Solaris
6 20 (6.29%) AIX
7 19 (5.97%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.94%) HPUX
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.31%) SUSE
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (28.93%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (13.52%) Migration
3 41 (12.89%) High Availability
4 34 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (9.75%) ETL
5 31 (9.75%) Incident Management
6 29 (9.12%) Change Management
7 28 (8.81%) Database Tuning
8 27 (8.49%) ITIL
9 25 (7.86%) Performance Monitoring
10 23 (7.23%) Service Management
11 22 (6.92%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (6.60%) Configuration Management
13 17 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (4.72%) Change Control
15 14 (4.40%) Line Management
15 14 (4.40%) Performance Management
16 13 (4.09%) Database Security
17 10 (3.14%) Capacity Management
17 10 (3.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 155 (48.74%) SQL
2 82 (25.79%) PL/SQL
3 72 (22.64%) Shell Script
4 9 (2.83%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.52%) Java
5 8 (2.52%) Perl
6 7 (2.20%) C
6 7 (2.20%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.57%) Korn
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) C++
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.09%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.83%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (2.52%) Degree
6 7 (2.20%) OCP
7 3 (0.94%) OCA
8 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.31%) MCP
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) SLA
2 5 (1.57%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) FATCA
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (35.22%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.20%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 117 (36.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 98 (30.82%) Data Guard
3 54 (16.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (4.40%) SCOM
5 5 (1.57%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.94%) Foglight
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 318 (100.00%) Oracle
2 55 (17.30%) Red Hat
3 48 (15.09%) Sybase
4 37 (11.64%) Microsoft
5 29 (9.12%) SAP
6 16 (5.03%) Informatica
7 13 (4.09%) Veritas
8 12 (3.77%) IBM
9 9 (2.83%) Cognos
9 9 (2.83%) Netezza
10 8 (2.52%) Cognizant
11 5 (1.57%) NetApp
12 4 (1.26%) HP
12 4 (1.26%) ION Trading
13 2 (0.63%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.63%) Citrix
13 2 (0.63%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (0.63%) Imperva
13 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.63%) VMware
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