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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 327 311 302
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 88 111 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 42
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £378 £356
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.57% -46.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £48.75 £47.59
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.43%
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
22207 23085 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.17% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15998 15957 13766
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
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 438 375 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 36 £388 -6.62% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £400 -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Surbiton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Oracle
2 174 (94.57%) Oracle Database
3 119 (64.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 105 (57.07%) SQL
5 90 (48.91%) Linux
6 86 (46.74%) Oracle RAC
7 73 (39.67%) Data Guard
7 73 (39.67%) PL/SQL
8 66 (35.87%) Finance
9 61 (33.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 60 (32.61%) Oracle RMAN
11 56 (30.43%) Shell Script
12 53 (28.80%) UNIX
13 44 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
14 38 (20.65%) Banking
15 34 (18.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 33 (17.93%) Replication
17 30 (16.30%) Relational Database
18 26 (14.13%) SQL Server
19 25 (13.59%) RDBMS
20 23 (12.50%) Security Cleared
21 21 (11.41%) Windows
22 20 (10.87%) Migration
22 20 (10.87%) Oracle Database 12c
23 17 (9.24%) ITIL
24 16 (8.70%) Solaris
25 15 (8.15%) Red Hat
25 15 (8.15%) Oracle Exadata
25 15 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 15 (8.15%) Clustering

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) SAN
2 3 (1.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) Firewall
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) LDAP
3 1 (0.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (94.57%) Oracle Database
2 119 (64.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 61 (33.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 30 (16.30%) Relational Database
5 26 (14.13%) SQL Server
6 25 (13.59%) RDBMS
7 20 (10.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 15 (8.15%) Oracle Exadata
9 13 (7.07%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (7.07%) Oracle9i Database
9 13 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (6.52%) MySQL
11 8 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (2.72%) SQLPlus
15 4 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Toad
2 7 (3.80%) ClearQuest
3 3 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.63%) Subversion
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.54%) Ant
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.54%) Maven
5 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 66 (35.87%) Finance
2 38 (20.65%) Banking
3 12 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.63%) Games
6 3 (1.63%) Retail
7 2 (1.09%) International Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.80%) JDBC
1 7 (3.80%) Oracle Streams
2 5 (2.72%) LAMP
3 4 (2.17%) Web Services
4 3 (1.63%) Middleware
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.09%) ODBC
5 2 (1.09%) Flash
6 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (0.54%) EDI
6 1 (0.54%) XML
6 1 (0.54%) XSD
6 1 (0.54%) JSP
6 1 (0.54%) Servlets
6 1 (0.54%) SOAP
6 1 (0.54%) OC4J
6 1 (0.54%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.93%) Replication
2 15 (8.15%) Clustering
3 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.80%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.26%) Statistics
6 2 (1.09%) Online Games
6 2 (1.09%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.09%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.09%) Wiki
6 2 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.54%) Open Source
7 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.54%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 90 (48.91%) Linux
2 53 (28.80%) UNIX
3 21 (11.41%) Windows
4 16 (8.70%) Solaris
5 15 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.35%) AIX
7 6 (3.26%) OpenVMS
8 5 (2.72%) VMS
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.17%) SUSE
10 2 (1.09%) HPUX
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (10.87%) Migration
3 17 (9.24%) ITIL
4 12 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.98%) Data Modelling
5 11 (5.98%) High Availability
6 10 (5.43%) Database Security
7 9 (4.89%) Database Tuning
7 9 (4.89%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.35%) Physical Data Model
9 7 (3.80%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (3.80%) Service Management
9 7 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.80%) Performance Testing
10 6 (3.26%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.26%) SOA
10 6 (3.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 105 (57.07%) SQL
2 73 (39.67%) PL/SQL
3 56 (30.43%) Shell Script
4 13 (7.07%) Korn
5 8 (4.35%) Java
6 7 (3.80%) Perl
7 5 (2.72%) C
7 5 (2.72%) DCL
8 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.63%) VBScript
9 3 (1.63%) VB
10 2 (1.09%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.52%) Degree
4 10 (5.43%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.72%) OCP
6 4 (2.17%) MCITP
6 4 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.17%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.54%) OCA
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (46.74%) Oracle RAC
2 60 (32.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (39.67%) Data Guard
2 34 (18.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.09%) Nagios
4 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 184 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (8.15%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.89%) BMC
5 8 (4.35%) IBM
6 5 (2.72%) Sun
6 5 (2.72%) Sybase
7 4 (2.17%) HP
7 4 (2.17%) Veritas
7 4 (2.17%) VMware
8 3 (1.63%) Remedy
8 3 (1.63%) NetApp
9 2 (1.09%) New Relic
9 2 (1.09%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.09%) Cognos
9 2 (1.09%) EMC
10 1 (0.54%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.54%) Informatica
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £385 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £300 to £350 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £300 to £350 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 24 days ago