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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 460 408 336
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -72
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 152 179 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.36% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.38% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 116 130
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £38.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
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 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 31 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 31 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 -33 59 £450 +18.42% 9
South East -30 28 £370 +0.33% 1
Yorkshire -21 20 £350 -6.66% 2
North West -21 15 £375 +76.47% 7
South West 0 13 £391 -3.98% 4
East of England +1 7 £375 +15.38% 1
West Midlands -2 5 £365 +4.28%
North East -32 3 £330 -11.58%
East Midlands -8 1 £325 -6.47% 1
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 285 (100.00%) Oracle
2 263 (92.28%) Oracle Database
3 134 (47.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 132 (46.32%) Oracle RAC
5 124 (43.51%) Linux
6 120 (42.11%) SQL
7 103 (36.14%) Data Guard
8 99 (34.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 89 (31.23%) UNIX
10 75 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 72 (25.26%) PL/SQL
12 69 (24.21%) SQL Server
13 65 (22.81%) Shell Script
14 60 (21.05%) Finance
15 56 (19.65%) Performance Tuning
15 56 (19.65%) Oracle Database 12c
16 53 (18.60%) Red Hat
17 48 (16.84%) Windows
18 45 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 45 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
19 43 (15.09%) Solaris
19 43 (15.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 42 (14.74%) Oracle EBS
21 41 (14.39%) Clustering
22 38 (13.33%) Replication
23 33 (11.58%) Sybase
24 32 (11.23%) ITIL
24 32 (11.23%) Oracle EBS R12
25 31 (10.88%) Security Cleared
25 31 (10.88%) Relational Database

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 28 (9.82%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.46%) IIS
3 7 (2.46%) SAS
4 5 (1.75%) Apache
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle 10gAS
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) JBoss
7 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (2.46%) MS Office
2 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
2 42 (14.74%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (11.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.40%) Endur
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.35%) Maximo
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.91%) SAN
2 11 (3.86%) Firewall
3 7 (2.46%) Internet
3 7 (2.46%) LAN
3 7 (2.46%) WAN
4 6 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.11%) LDAP
5 4 (1.40%) VLAN
6 3 (1.05%) NAS
6 3 (1.05%) DNS
6 3 (1.05%) DHCP
7 2 (0.70%) FTP
7 2 (0.70%) SSH
8 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (92.28%) Oracle Database
2 134 (47.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 75 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 69 (24.21%) SQL Server
5 56 (19.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 31 (10.88%) Relational Database
7 30 (10.53%) RDBMS
8 26 (9.12%) Oracle Reports
8 26 (9.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 23 (8.07%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (7.72%) Sybase ASE
11 21 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (5.26%) MySQL
13 14 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (4.56%) Oracle Exadata
14 13 (4.56%) Oracle9i Database
15 10 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Toad
2 6 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.05%) JIRA
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) JConsole
5 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.35%) ProC
5 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.35%) Subversion
5 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
General
1 60 (21.05%) Finance
2 31 (10.88%) Banking
3 8 (2.81%) Legal
4 4 (1.40%) Retail
5 2 (0.70%) Advertising
5 2 (0.70%) Publishing
6 1 (0.35%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) French Language
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.96%) Middleware
2 14 (4.91%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (3.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 10 (3.51%) .NET
5 7 (2.46%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.11%) XML
6 6 (2.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 3 (1.05%) J2EE
8 2 (0.70%) POSIX
8 2 (0.70%) CGI
8 2 (0.70%) HTML
9 1 (0.35%) OC4J
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Streams
9 1 (0.35%) JRockit
9 1 (0.35%) ODBC
9 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.39%) Clustering
2 38 (13.33%) Replication
3 12 (4.21%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.40%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.40%) CMDB
6 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.70%) Statistics
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.35%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 124 (43.51%) Linux
2 89 (31.23%) UNIX
3 48 (16.84%) Windows
4 45 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (15.09%) Solaris
6 19 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.21%) AIX
8 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.11%) HPUX
10 5 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.70%) SUSE
13 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.35%) VMS
13 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.65%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (11.23%) ITIL
3 29 (10.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (6.67%) Migration
5 18 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (6.32%) Change Management
6 17 (5.96%) Database Tuning
7 15 (5.26%) Service Management
8 14 (4.91%) SOA
8 14 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.56%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.21%) ETL
11 10 (3.51%) Database Mirroring
12 9 (3.16%) E-Commerce
12 9 (3.16%) Problem Management
13 8 (2.81%) Change Control
13 8 (2.81%) Capacity Management
13 8 (2.81%) Analytics
13 8 (2.81%) Patch Management
14 7 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 120 (42.11%) SQL
2 72 (25.26%) PL/SQL
3 65 (22.81%) Shell Script
4 17 (5.96%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.21%) Perl
6 9 (3.16%) Java
7 7 (2.46%) Korn
8 5 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.35%) VBScript
10 1 (0.35%) AWK
10 1 (0.35%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.35%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.61%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.21%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.81%) OCP
5 7 (2.46%) Degree
6 5 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.05%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 132 (46.32%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (3.86%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.35%) Firmware
5 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 103 (36.14%) Data Guard
2 99 (34.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 43 (15.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (2.46%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (2.11%) WSUS
6 4 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.05%) SCOM
7 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.35%) Nagios
9 1 (0.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 285 (100.00%) Oracle
2 53 (18.60%) Red Hat
3 33 (11.58%) Sybase
4 26 (9.12%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.91%) IBM
6 13 (4.56%) HP
6 13 (4.56%) SAP
7 11 (3.86%) 3PAR
8 10 (3.51%) VMware
8 10 (3.51%) NetApp
9 9 (3.16%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.46%) Remedy
10 7 (2.46%) Veritas
11 5 (1.75%) Informatica
12 3 (1.05%) Citrix
12 3 (1.05%) Sun
13 2 (0.70%) SmartStream
13 2 (0.70%) EMC
13 2 (0.70%) CA
13 2 (0.70%) Symantec
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