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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 399 295 280
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 158 264 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.59% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.64% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 131 143
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£403 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £31.70 £47.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.90 £45.18
% change year-on-year
- -31.60%
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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -56 60 £400 - 15
South West -6 28 £450 +15.38%
South East -32 25 £425 +9.67% 6
North West -26 15 £344 +34.80% 7
Yorkshire -24 11 £388 +3.41% 3
East of England +5 8 £356 +36.36% 1
West Midlands -12 5 £400 +26.98%
East Midlands +3 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
Oracle DBA
UK

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 326 (100.00%) Oracle
2 308 (94.48%) Oracle Database
3 178 (54.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 163 (50.00%) SQL
5 151 (46.32%) Oracle RAC
6 120 (36.81%) PL/SQL
7 114 (34.97%) Linux
8 111 (34.05%) Data Guard
9 110 (33.74%) Oracle RMAN
10 104 (31.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 86 (26.38%) Finance
12 84 (25.77%) Performance Tuning
13 82 (25.15%) UNIX
14 76 (23.31%) Shell Script
14 76 (23.31%) Security Cleared
15 75 (23.01%) Oracle EBS
16 63 (19.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 56 (17.18%) Oracle Applications
18 51 (15.64%) Migration
19 50 (15.34%) SC Cleared
20 48 (14.72%) Replication
21 47 (14.42%) WebLogic
21 47 (14.42%) Oracle Database 12c
22 43 (13.19%) Solaris
23 41 (12.58%) SQL Server
23 41 (12.58%) Banking
24 37 (11.35%) Oracle EBS R12
25 35 (10.74%) Relational Database
26 31 (9.51%) Windows
26 31 (9.51%) Oracle Certification

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (14.42%) WebLogic
2 18 (5.52%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (3.07%) Oracle 9iAS
4 9 (2.76%) Oracle 10gAS
4 9 (2.76%) Apache
5 5 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.92%) AquaLogic
7 3 (0.92%) IIS
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.31%) JBoss
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (23.01%) Oracle EBS
2 56 (17.18%) Oracle Applications
3 37 (11.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (4.91%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (3.37%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.53%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 5 (1.53%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (1.23%) Agresso
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.31%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.45%) SAN
2 4 (1.23%) LAN
2 4 (1.23%) WAN
3 3 (0.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) SSH
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.31%) SSL
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (94.48%) Oracle Database
2 178 (54.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 104 (31.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 47 (14.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 41 (12.58%) SQL Server
6 35 (10.74%) Relational Database
7 30 (9.20%) RDBMS
8 28 (8.59%) Oracle Reports
9 26 (7.98%) Oracle Exadata
10 22 (6.75%) Oracle9i Database
11 21 (6.44%) Oracle BI EE
12 19 (5.83%) SQLPlus
13 18 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (4.29%) Oracle Discoverer
16 13 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (3.37%) MySQL
17 11 (3.37%) Oracle ODI
18 5 (1.53%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 23 (7.06%) Toad
2 10 (3.07%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.45%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.92%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.61%) JIRA
6 2 (0.61%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) ProC
7 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 86 (26.38%) Finance
2 41 (12.58%) Banking
3 12 (3.68%) Retail
4 10 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.92%) Legal
6 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.92%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.67%) Middleware
2 19 (5.83%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (2.15%) Web Services
4 4 (1.23%) WebCenter
4 4 (1.23%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.92%) Java EE
5 3 (0.92%) .NET
6 2 (0.61%) XML
6 2 (0.61%) Flash
6 2 (0.61%) LAMP
7 1 (0.31%) WinForms
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.31%) JMS
7 1 (0.31%) HTML
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) JSP
7 1 (0.31%) SOAP
7 1 (0.31%) Struts
7 1 (0.31%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.72%) Replication
2 24 (7.36%) Clustering
3 11 (3.37%) Statistics
4 10 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.92%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.61%) Open Source
8 2 (0.61%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.61%) Online Games
8 2 (0.61%) Wiki
8 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.61%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.61%) Contract for Difference
8 2 (0.61%) Spread Betting
8 2 (0.61%) HACMP
9 1 (0.31%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 114 (34.97%) Linux
2 82 (25.15%) UNIX
3 43 (13.19%) Solaris
4 31 (9.51%) Windows
5 25 (7.67%) AIX
6 22 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.99%) HPUX
8 7 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (25.77%) Performance Tuning
2 51 (15.64%) Migration
3 28 (8.59%) SOA
4 25 (7.67%) ITIL
5 23 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (5.52%) Database Tuning
7 15 (4.60%) Incident Management
8 13 (3.99%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (3.99%) High Availability
9 12 (3.68%) ITSM
10 11 (3.37%) Service Management
10 11 (3.37%) Database Security
11 10 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.07%) Data Migration
12 9 (2.76%) ERP
12 9 (2.76%) Configuration Management
12 9 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (2.45%) Change Management
13 8 (2.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 163 (50.00%) SQL
2 120 (36.81%) PL/SQL
3 76 (23.31%) Shell Script
4 22 (6.75%) Korn
5 18 (5.52%) Perl
6 15 (4.60%) Java
7 9 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.53%) C
9 4 (1.23%) VB
10 3 (0.92%) VBScript
11 2 (0.61%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) VB6
12 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) C#
12 1 (0.31%) COBOL
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 76 (23.31%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.34%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.51%) Oracle Certification
4 28 (8.59%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.99%) OCP
6 11 (3.37%) Degree
7 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.61%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.31%) MCITP
9 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.31%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.91%) SLA
2 8 (2.45%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (46.32%) Oracle RAC
2 110 (33.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 111 (34.05%) Data Guard
2 63 (19.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.84%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.92%) OpenView
6 2 (0.61%) Nagios
6 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 326 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (7.98%) Red Hat
3 24 (7.36%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.37%) Sun
5 10 (3.07%) HP
6 8 (2.45%) NetApp
7 7 (2.15%) BMC
8 6 (1.84%) IBM
8 6 (1.84%) VMware
9 5 (1.53%) Veritas
10 3 (0.92%) Intel
10 3 (0.92%) Remedy
10 3 (0.92%) Sybase
10 3 (0.92%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.92%) SAP
11 2 (0.61%) New Relic
11 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.61%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.61%) Siebel
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