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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 411 342 363
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 172 245 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 124 115
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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 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £26.10 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +60.00%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +21 87 £398 -6.47% 21
South East -40 27 £375 -6.25% 15
Yorkshire -10 15 £275 -26.66% 7
North East -23 12 £365 +46.00% 2
East of England -16 9 £325 +30.00% 1
West Midlands -15 8 £350 +9.80%
North West -20 6 £276 -41.84% 3
South West -61 4 £408 -4.11%
East Midlands -2 2 £349 +9.84% 1
Midlands -1 1 - -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Oracle
2 378 (94.03%) Oracle Database
3 230 (57.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 202 (50.25%) SQL
5 181 (45.02%) Oracle RAC
6 172 (42.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 168 (41.79%) Data Guard
8 139 (34.58%) Linux
9 137 (34.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 135 (33.58%) Performance Tuning
11 129 (32.09%) UNIX
12 120 (29.85%) PL/SQL
13 109 (27.11%) Finance
14 90 (22.39%) SQL Server
15 63 (15.67%) Shell Script
16 62 (15.42%) Windows
17 59 (14.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 54 (13.43%) Banking
19 51 (12.69%) Oracle EBS
20 50 (12.44%) Oracle9i Database
21 49 (12.19%) Solaris
21 49 (12.19%) Replication
21 49 (12.19%) Oracle Database 12c
21 49 (12.19%) Security Cleared
22 46 (11.44%) Oracle Applications
23 45 (11.19%) Red Hat
24 42 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 41 (10.20%) WebLogic
26 38 (9.45%) SC Cleared
27 37 (9.20%) Relational Database

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 16 (3.98%) Apache
3 8 (1.99%) Oracle 10gAS
3 8 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.74%) IIS
5 6 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.50%) AquaLogic
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (12.69%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (11.44%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (8.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (4.48%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.75%) Summit
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.25%) Global One
9 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.23%) SAN
2 5 (1.24%) Internet
3 3 (0.75%) LDAP
4 2 (0.50%) InfiniBand
4 2 (0.50%) NAS
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (94.03%) Oracle Database
2 230 (57.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 172 (42.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 90 (22.39%) SQL Server
5 50 (12.44%) Oracle9i Database
6 49 (12.19%) Oracle Database 12c
7 37 (9.20%) Relational Database
8 36 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
9 33 (8.21%) RDBMS
10 31 (7.71%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (7.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (4.73%) Oracle Exadata
14 19 (4.73%) Oracle BI EE
14 19 (4.73%) MySQL
15 18 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (3.23%) SQLPlus
17 12 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (4.73%) Toad
2 14 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.50%) Subversion
5 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.25%) Maven
6 1 (0.25%) JIRA
6 1 (0.25%) Ant
6 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 109 (27.11%) Finance
2 54 (13.43%) Banking
3 20 (4.98%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.98%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.49%) Retail
6 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.50%) French Language
7 2 (0.50%) International Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Hungarian Language
8 1 (0.25%) Latvian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.72%) Middleware
2 11 (2.74%) Oracle Streams
3 10 (2.49%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (1.99%) XML
5 7 (1.74%) JDBC
6 6 (1.49%) LAMP
7 4 (1.00%) WebCenter
8 3 (0.75%) EDI
8 3 (0.75%) .NET
9 2 (0.50%) SOAP
9 2 (0.50%) ODBC
9 2 (0.50%) J2EE
9 2 (0.50%) Java EE
10 1 (0.25%) OC4J
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.25%) WinForms
10 1 (0.25%) Spring
10 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.19%) Replication
2 31 (7.71%) Clustering
3 17 (4.23%) Statistics
4 13 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.74%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.24%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.00%) Firmware
8 4 (1.00%) HACMP
8 4 (1.00%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.75%) LPAR
9 3 (0.75%) NHS
10 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.50%) PMI
10 2 (0.50%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.50%) FMCG
11 1 (0.25%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.25%) Open Source
11 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 139 (34.58%) Linux
2 129 (32.09%) UNIX
3 62 (15.42%) Windows
4 49 (12.19%) Solaris
5 42 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (6.72%) AIX
7 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.49%) HPUX
9 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.49%) OpenVMS
11 5 (1.24%) VMS
11 5 (1.24%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.50%) SUSE
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (33.58%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (8.71%) ITIL
3 31 (7.71%) Migration
4 26 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (5.97%) SOA
6 24 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (4.48%) Change Management
7 18 (4.48%) Problem Management
8 16 (3.98%) Incident Management
9 13 (3.23%) ETL
9 13 (3.23%) Data Modelling
9 13 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (2.74%) Database Security
11 10 (2.49%) Configuration Management
11 10 (2.49%) Database Tuning
11 10 (2.49%) Data Migration
12 9 (2.24%) High Availability
13 8 (1.99%) E-business
13 8 (1.99%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (50.25%) SQL
2 120 (29.85%) PL/SQL
3 63 (15.67%) Shell Script
4 31 (7.71%) T-SQL
5 19 (4.73%) Java
6 15 (3.73%) Perl
7 13 (3.23%) Korn
8 7 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.74%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.74%) C
9 5 (1.24%) DCL
10 3 (0.75%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.50%) C#
11 2 (0.50%) VBScript
11 2 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) sed
12 1 (0.25%) AWK
12 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (12.19%) Security Cleared
2 38 (9.45%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.73%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (3.23%) Degree
5 11 (2.74%) OCP
6 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.24%) MCITP
8 4 (1.00%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.50%) MCSA
10 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.25%) OCA
11 1 (0.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.73%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.75%) QA
3 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 181 (45.02%) Oracle RAC
2 137 (34.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (1.00%) SRDF
4 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.25%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 168 (41.79%) Data Guard
2 59 (14.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.74%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.00%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.00%) Control-M
6 4 (1.00%) Puppet
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Statspack
7 3 (0.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.75%) Foglight
7 3 (0.75%) OpenView
7 3 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.75%) Legato
8 1 (0.25%) SCCM
8 1 (0.25%) SCOM
8 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.25%) OVSD
Vendors
1 402 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (11.19%) Red Hat
3 33 (8.21%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.23%) BMC
5 16 (3.98%) HP
6 15 (3.73%) EMC
7 13 (3.23%) IBM
8 8 (1.99%) VMware
8 8 (1.99%) Sybase
8 8 (1.99%) Cognos
8 8 (1.99%) Sun
9 7 (1.74%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.49%) NetApp
11 5 (1.24%) Veritas
11 5 (1.24%) Informatica
11 5 (1.24%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.00%) Siebel
13 3 (0.75%) Murex
13 3 (0.75%) Remedy
13 3 (0.75%) CommVault
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