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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 41 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 2 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.66% 5.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 5.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£268 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
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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
278 274 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 91.45% 94.81% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 153 154
Average daily rate £340 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 65
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ingres
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) OCP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) HACMP
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) SRDF
3 1 (33.33%) Red Gate
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (33.33%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ingres
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) OCP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) SRDF
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Red Gate