The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 101 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 5 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 1.00% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.05% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Average daily rate £375 £369 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 - £30.90
Oracle DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1744 1339 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.94% 95.78% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 783 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (30.77%) Data Guard
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Benchmarking
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (23.08%) Database Tuning
8 3 (23.08%) High Availability
8 3 (23.08%) Change Control
8 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Middleware
9 2 (15.38%) Retail
9 2 (15.38%) Information Security
9 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (7.69%) DB2
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) Benchmarking
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Database Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) E-business
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (30.77%) Data Guard
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
4 1 (7.69%) SmartStream