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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 100 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - £45.00
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
1717 1590 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.65% 95.15% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 834 673
Average daily rate £390 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 65
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.45 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (57.14%) Data Guard
6 7 (50.00%) Database Tuning
6 7 (50.00%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) Unix
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
8 5 (35.71%) Linux
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
9 4 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Presales
7 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) OCP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Data Guard
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft