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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 356 295 315
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 52 118 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 73 60
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £38.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
21039 21285 21609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.89% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14726 14659
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 384 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -35 11 £450 +12.50% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Oracle
2 102 (94.44%) Oracle Database
3 67 (62.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 64 (59.26%) Oracle RAC
5 60 (55.56%) Data Guard
6 44 (40.74%) Linux
7 39 (36.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 37 (34.26%) Oracle RMAN
9 35 (32.41%) UNIX
9 35 (32.41%) SQL
10 29 (26.85%) Shell Script
11 28 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
12 25 (23.15%) PL/SQL
13 24 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (21.30%) Finance
15 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
16 20 (18.52%) RDBMS
16 20 (18.52%) WebLogic
16 20 (18.52%) Oracle Applications
16 20 (18.52%) Relational Database
17 19 (17.59%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (17.59%) Clustering
17 19 (17.59%) Banking
17 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
18 18 (16.67%) Replication
18 18 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
19 17 (15.74%) Oracle EBS
20 16 (14.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 14 (12.96%) SOA
21 14 (12.96%) ITIL

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 20 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (15.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) SAN
2 7 (6.48%) LAN
2 7 (6.48%) WAN
3 3 (2.78%) DHCP
3 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.78%) LDAP
3 3 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (94.44%) Oracle Database
2 67 (62.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 39 (36.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 28 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
5 20 (18.52%) RDBMS
5 20 (18.52%) Relational Database
6 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
6 19 (17.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (6.48%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
11 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.93%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 19 (17.59%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (8.33%) Middleware
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.85%) CGI
4 2 (1.85%) .NET
4 2 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) HTML
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Clustering
2 18 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.93%) Statistics
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.74%) Linux
2 35 (32.41%) UNIX
3 10 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.33%) Windows
4 9 (8.33%) AIX
5 5 (4.63%) Solaris
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (12.96%) ITIL
2 14 (12.96%) SOA
3 8 (7.41%) Database Mirroring
4 7 (6.48%) Patch Management
4 7 (6.48%) High Availability
4 7 (6.48%) Database Tuning
5 6 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 6 (5.56%) Release Management
5 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.56%) Migration
6 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 3 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.78%) Change Control
8 3 (2.78%) Database Security
8 3 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.85%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.85%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.41%) SQL
2 29 (26.85%) Shell Script
3 25 (23.15%) PL/SQL
4 11 (10.19%) T-SQL
4 11 (10.19%) Perl
5 10 (9.26%) Korn
6 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.78%) Java
7 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) AWK
8 1 (0.93%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.93%) R
8 1 (0.93%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (5.56%) OCP
3 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (59.26%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.78%) Firmware
4 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 60 (55.56%) Data Guard
2 37 (34.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (14.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (5.56%) WSUS
5 5 (4.63%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.85%) Foglight
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.93%) Nagios
7 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.26%) Sybase
4 9 (8.33%) IBM
5 7 (6.48%) HP
6 6 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 5 (4.63%) NetApp
7 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.85%) Remedy
8 2 (1.85%) VMware
8 2 (1.85%) Brocade
9 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.93%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.93%) Sun
9 1 (0.93%) Informatica
9 1 (0.93%) webMethods