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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 86 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.24% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £471 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.72% +28.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1427 1154 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.14% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 605 415
Average daily rate £360 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 59 76
Average hourly rate £13.94 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 6 (40.00%) Solaris
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (26.67%) Toad
6 4 (26.67%) Data Guard
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (20.00%) Clustering
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Red Hat

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle OWB
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Toad
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
1 6 (40.00%) AIX
1 6 (40.00%) Solaris
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (26.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix