The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 280 278 303
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 138 100 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 57 68
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.55 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Oracle DBA
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 29 £388 -8.82% 7
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Oracle
2 224 (91.80%) Oracle Database
3 160 (65.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 123 (50.41%) Oracle RAC
5 112 (45.90%) SQL
6 92 (37.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 80 (32.79%) Data Guard
8 76 (31.15%) UNIX
8 76 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
9 71 (29.10%) Linux
10 65 (26.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 64 (26.23%) PL/SQL
12 63 (25.82%) Finance
13 56 (22.95%) SQL Server
14 44 (18.03%) WebLogic
14 44 (18.03%) Banking
15 39 (15.98%) Shell Script
16 38 (15.57%) Solaris
17 37 (15.16%) ITIL
18 36 (14.75%) Capacity Planning
19 35 (14.34%) Security Cleared
19 35 (14.34%) Windows
20 30 (12.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 30 (12.30%) SC Cleared
21 29 (11.89%) Oracle Exadata
22 28 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 27 (11.07%) Data Modelling
24 25 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
24 25 (10.25%) Oracle EBS R12
25 21 (8.61%) Migration

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 44 (18.03%) WebLogic
2 17 (6.97%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (3.69%) Oracle Spatial
4 5 (2.05%) IIS
5 3 (1.23%) Confluence
6 2 (0.82%) Apache
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (10.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (7.79%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (5.74%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.05%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.41%) Global One
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.20%) SAN
2 4 (1.64%) NAS
3 3 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) SSH
4 1 (0.41%) LDAP
4 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (91.80%) Oracle Database
2 160 (65.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 92 (37.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 56 (22.95%) SQL Server
5 29 (11.89%) Oracle Exadata
6 25 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (7.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (6.56%) Relational Database
9 16 (6.56%) RDBMS
10 14 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (4.51%) Oracle OWB
14 9 (3.69%) DataStage
15 8 (3.28%) DB2
15 8 (3.28%) Oracle ODI
16 7 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (2.46%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Toad
1 6 (2.46%) Subversion
2 3 (1.23%) JIRA
2 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.41%) PVCS
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 63 (25.82%) Finance
2 44 (18.03%) Banking
3 10 (4.10%) Retail
4 7 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.82%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (2.87%) Middleware
3 5 (2.05%) .NET
4 2 (0.82%) XML
4 2 (0.82%) EDI
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.41%) CSS
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
5 1 (0.41%) Ajax
5 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.41%) JSON
5 1 (0.41%) Dojo
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.15%) Replication
2 10 (4.10%) Clustering
3 4 (1.64%) Mainframe
3 4 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.23%) Statistics
5 2 (0.82%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (0.82%) Spread Betting
5 2 (0.82%) Grid Computing
5 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.82%) Derivative
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.41%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.41%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.15%) UNIX
2 71 (29.10%) Linux
3 38 (15.57%) Solaris
4 35 (14.34%) Windows
5 28 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.69%) AIX
8 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.82%) HPUX
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (15.16%) ITIL
3 36 (14.75%) Capacity Planning
4 27 (11.07%) Data Modelling
5 21 (8.61%) Migration
6 18 (7.38%) SOA
7 15 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.15%) Performance Management
8 13 (5.33%) High Availability
9 11 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.10%) ETL
10 10 (4.10%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.10%) Service Management
10 10 (4.10%) Change Management
11 9 (3.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.28%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.46%) Scrum
13 6 (2.46%) Database Security
13 6 (2.46%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 112 (45.90%) SQL
2 64 (26.23%) PL/SQL
3 39 (15.98%) Shell Script
4 16 (6.56%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.69%) Java
6 8 (3.28%) Perl
7 5 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.82%) R
8 2 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.41%) C#
9 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.30%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.79%) Oracle Certification
4 17 (6.97%) OCP
5 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.64%) MCSA
6 4 (1.64%) MCITP
6 4 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.23%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.82%) OCA
8 2 (0.82%) Degree
9 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 123 (50.41%) Oracle RAC
2 65 (26.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.41%) SRDF
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 80 (32.79%) Data Guard
2 30 (12.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (3.28%) Legato
3 8 (3.28%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.64%) Control-M
5 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 244 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (8.61%) Red Hat
3 16 (6.56%) Veritas
4 12 (4.92%) Cognos
5 11 (4.51%) EMC
6 9 (3.69%) IBM
7 6 (2.46%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.46%) Sun
8 5 (2.05%) HP
8 5 (2.05%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.64%) webMethods
9 4 (1.64%) Sybase
10 3 (1.23%) NetApp
10 3 (1.23%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.23%) VMware
11 2 (0.82%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.82%) SAP
12 1 (0.41%) Murex
12 1 (0.41%) Informatica
12 1 (0.41%) BMC
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