The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 347 275 290
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 56 131 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 83 58
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £37.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Oracle DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20668 22384 20066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 92.72% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14201 15504 13595
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 402 410
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in London

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram in London

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in London

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 21 April 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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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
City of London +9 19 £450 +16.12% 6
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Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Oracle
2 111 (93.28%) Oracle Database
3 77 (64.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 66 (55.46%) Oracle RAC
5 59 (49.58%) Data Guard
6 48 (40.34%) Linux
7 46 (38.66%) SQL
8 42 (35.29%) Finance
9 41 (34.45%) Oracle RMAN
10 37 (31.09%) Oracle Database 10g
11 32 (26.89%) PL/SQL
11 32 (26.89%) Performance Tuning
12 31 (26.05%) UNIX
13 30 (25.21%) Banking
14 29 (24.37%) Shell Script
15 26 (21.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 25 (21.01%) Oracle Database 12c
17 21 (17.65%) Red Hat
18 20 (16.81%) Relational Database
19 18 (15.13%) Replication
19 18 (15.13%) RDBMS
20 17 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
21 16 (13.45%) Oracle Applications
21 16 (13.45%) Oracle BI EE
22 15 (12.61%) Oracle EBS R12
22 15 (12.61%) Clustering
22 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
22 15 (12.61%) WebLogic
23 14 (11.76%) SOA
23 14 (11.76%) Korn

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 15 (12.61%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle 9iAS
3 1 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (0.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (13.45%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (12.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) SAN
2 4 (3.36%) LAN
2 4 (3.36%) WAN
3 3 (2.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (93.28%) Oracle Database
2 77 (64.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 37 (31.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 25 (21.01%) Oracle Database 12c
5 20 (16.81%) Relational Database
6 18 (15.13%) RDBMS
7 16 (13.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
9 10 (8.40%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (7.56%) Oracle Exadata
11 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (5.04%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
13 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (3.36%) Sybase ASE
14 4 (3.36%) MySQL
14 4 (3.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.36%) Subversion
3 3 (2.52%) JIRA
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.68%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.68%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (35.29%) Finance
2 30 (25.21%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.04%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) Middleware
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 7 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (3.36%) Web Services
5 3 (2.52%) .NET
6 2 (1.68%) LAMP
7 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.84%) XML
7 1 (0.84%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Replication
2 15 (12.61%) Clustering
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.52%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.68%) Online Games
4 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.68%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.84%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.84%) Statistics
5 1 (0.84%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (0.84%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.34%) Linux
2 31 (26.05%) UNIX
3 14 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.08%) AIX
5 7 (5.88%) Windows
5 7 (5.88%) Solaris
6 4 (3.36%) HPUX
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (11.76%) SOA
3 12 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (10.08%) Migration
3 12 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.24%) ITIL
5 9 (7.56%) Database Tuning
6 7 (5.88%) High Availability
6 7 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (5.04%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.20%) Database Security
9 4 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.36%) Release Management
10 3 (2.52%) Volume Testing
10 3 (2.52%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.52%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.52%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.66%) SQL
2 32 (26.89%) PL/SQL
3 29 (24.37%) Shell Script
4 14 (11.76%) Korn
5 10 (8.40%) Perl
6 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.36%) Java
8 2 (1.68%) PHP
8 2 (1.68%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) R
9 1 (0.84%) VB6
9 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.84%) VBScript
9 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.20%) OCP
4 3 (2.52%) Degree
4 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.68%) QA
4 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (55.46%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (2.52%) Firmware
4 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.84%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 59 (49.58%) Data Guard
2 41 (34.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 26 (21.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.36%) WSUS
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.68%) Nagios
6 2 (1.68%) Foglight
7 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.84%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.84%) Puppet
7 1 (0.84%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.88%) Sybase
3 7 (5.88%) NetApp
4 6 (5.04%) IBM
4 6 (5.04%) HP
5 5 (4.20%) 3PAR
6 4 (3.36%) Remedy
7 2 (1.68%) VMware
7 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.68%) New Relic
7 2 (1.68%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.84%) Sun
8 1 (0.84%) SAP
8 1 (0.84%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.84%) Informatica
8 1 (0.84%) webMethods
8 1 (0.84%) Brocade
8 1 (0.84%) Ab Initio