The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 382 296 336
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +40
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 190 272 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.63% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 151 142
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +74.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +74.41%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Oracle DBA
UK

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 July 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 31 July 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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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 +35 110 £396 -6.76% 13
South East -54 24 £375 - 7
Yorkshire -21 13 £375 +3.44% 4
South West -40 12 £408 +1.87% 2
East of England -15 10 £325 -13.33%
North East -10 8 £410 +36.66% 1
West Midlands -25 5 £350 +27.27% 3
North West -13 4 £213 -55.26% 3
East Midlands -2 3 £348 +11.20% 1
Midlands - - - -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 479 (100.00%) Oracle
2 448 (93.53%) Oracle Database
3 281 (58.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 227 (47.39%) Oracle RAC
5 224 (46.76%) SQL
6 198 (41.34%) Data Guard
7 196 (40.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 166 (34.66%) UNIX
9 163 (34.03%) Linux
10 162 (33.82%) Oracle RMAN
11 161 (33.61%) Performance Tuning
12 146 (30.48%) PL/SQL
13 125 (26.10%) Finance
14 100 (20.88%) SQL Server
15 91 (19.00%) Shell Script
16 73 (15.24%) Solaris
17 71 (14.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 67 (13.99%) Windows
18 67 (13.99%) Security Cleared
19 64 (13.36%) Oracle Database 12c
20 60 (12.53%) WebLogic
21 58 (12.11%) Banking
22 55 (11.48%) Oracle EBS
23 53 (11.06%) Oracle Applications
23 53 (11.06%) Relational Database
24 51 (10.65%) SC Cleared
25 50 (10.44%) ITIL
25 50 (10.44%) RDBMS
26 49 (10.23%) Oracle9i Database
27 48 (10.02%) Replication

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (12.53%) WebLogic
2 17 (3.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 16 (3.34%) Apache
4 8 (1.67%) IIS
4 8 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.25%) Oracle 10gAS
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.42%) CMS
8 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.21%) Confluence
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (11.48%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (11.06%) Oracle Applications
3 48 (10.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (5.01%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.63%) Summit
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.21%) Global One
9 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) IaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.22%) SAN
2 8 (1.67%) Internet
3 4 (0.84%) NAS
4 3 (0.63%) LDAP
5 2 (0.42%) CTI
5 2 (0.42%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.21%) SSH
6 1 (0.21%) HTTP
6 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (93.53%) Oracle Database
2 281 (58.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 196 (40.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 100 (20.88%) SQL Server
5 64 (13.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 53 (11.06%) Relational Database
7 50 (10.44%) RDBMS
8 49 (10.23%) Oracle9i Database
9 45 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (8.14%) Oracle Reports
11 37 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (5.64%) Oracle BI EE
13 24 (5.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (3.97%) SQLPlus
15 19 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (3.76%) MySQL
17 16 (3.34%) Oracle OWB
17 16 (3.34%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 20 (4.18%) Oracle Forms
1 20 (4.18%) Toad
2 13 (2.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.63%) Subversion
5 2 (0.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.21%) Maven
6 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.21%) Ant
6 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 125 (26.10%) Finance
2 58 (12.11%) Banking
3 15 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 14 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.51%) Retail
7 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.42%) Billing
8 2 (0.42%) French Language
8 2 (0.42%) German Language
8 2 (0.42%) International Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.21%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Latvian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Lithuanian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Romanian Language
9 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.68%) Middleware
2 14 (2.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (2.30%) XML
4 10 (2.09%) Oracle Streams
5 8 (1.67%) JDBC
6 6 (1.25%) LAMP
7 5 (1.04%) WebCenter
8 3 (0.63%) EDI
9 2 (0.42%) ODBC
9 2 (0.42%) .NET
9 2 (0.42%) J2EE
9 2 (0.42%) SOAP
10 1 (0.21%) HTML
10 1 (0.21%) XSD
10 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.21%) JSP
10 1 (0.21%) Servlets
10 1 (0.21%) OC4J
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.02%) Replication
2 28 (5.85%) Clustering
3 17 (3.55%) Statistics
4 11 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.46%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.84%) LPAR
7 4 (0.84%) Firmware
8 3 (0.63%) HACMP
8 3 (0.63%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.42%) FMCG
9 2 (0.42%) PMI
9 2 (0.42%) NHS
9 2 (0.42%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.21%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.21%) Derivative
10 1 (0.21%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.21%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 166 (34.66%) UNIX
2 163 (34.03%) Linux
3 73 (15.24%) Solaris
4 67 (13.99%) Windows
5 47 (9.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (6.68%) AIX
7 23 (4.80%) HPUX
8 9 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.25%) OpenVMS
10 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.04%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.04%) VMS
10 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (33.61%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (10.44%) ITIL
3 32 (6.68%) Migration
4 31 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (6.26%) SOA
5 30 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (4.38%) High Availability
8 20 (4.18%) Incident Management
9 19 (3.97%) Data Modelling
10 18 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (3.34%) Change Management
12 15 (3.13%) ETL
12 15 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (2.92%) Performance Analysis
13 14 (2.92%) Change Control
14 13 (2.71%) Problem Management
15 12 (2.51%) E-business
16 10 (2.09%) ERP
16 10 (2.09%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 224 (46.76%) SQL
2 146 (30.48%) PL/SQL
3 91 (19.00%) Shell Script
4 33 (6.89%) T-SQL
5 23 (4.80%) Perl
6 16 (3.34%) Java
7 14 (2.92%) Korn
8 9 (1.88%) C
9 7 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.04%) DCL
11 3 (0.63%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.21%) sed
12 1 (0.21%) C#
12 1 (0.21%) Python
12 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.21%) AWK
Qualifications
1 67 (13.99%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.65%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.01%) Oracle Certification
4 19 (3.97%) OCP
4 19 (3.97%) Degree
5 9 (1.88%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.04%) MCITP
8 3 (0.63%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.42%) MCSA
9 2 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.21%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.13%) SLA
2 6 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 227 (47.39%) Oracle RAC
2 162 (33.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.84%) SRDF
4 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.21%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 198 (41.34%) Data Guard
2 71 (14.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.46%) BMC PATROL
4 7 (1.46%) Legato
5 6 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle Statspack
7 4 (0.84%) Puppet
7 4 (0.84%) Control-M
8 3 (0.63%) Foglight
8 3 (0.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.21%) SCCM
10 1 (0.21%) OVSD
10 1 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 479 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (9.39%) Red Hat
3 31 (6.47%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.76%) EMC
5 14 (2.92%) HP
6 13 (2.71%) IBM
6 13 (2.71%) Sun
7 12 (2.51%) Veritas
8 11 (2.30%) BMC
9 10 (2.09%) Cognos
10 8 (1.67%) Sybase
10 8 (1.67%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.25%) Informatica
11 6 (1.25%) NetApp
12 5 (1.04%) VMware
13 4 (0.84%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.84%) SAP
13 4 (0.84%) Siebel
14 3 (0.63%) Murex
14 3 (0.63%) CommVault
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