The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 40 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 2.02% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 2.11% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£268 £475 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.68% +53.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +60.00%
Oracle DBA
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 284 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.13% 95.62% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 156 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £27.25 £47.50
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 Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Kent region.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) OCP
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) HACMP
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (50.00%) SRDF
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) Ingres
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) HACMP
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) OCP
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) SRDF
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Red Gate