The first table below looks at the demand for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 18 April 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 Leeds 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 74 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.69% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £338 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £260 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Oracle DBA
West Yorkshire

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle DBA across the Leeds region.

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
7 4 (25.00%) UNIX
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (18.75%) Replication
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (12.50%) Database Security
9 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 2 (12.50%) Migration
9 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (12.50%) NetApp
9 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (12.50%) HPUX
9 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (12.50%) MySQL
9 2 (12.50%) T-SQL

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (6.25%) DTS
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Database Security
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) NetApp
2 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP