The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 155 127 105
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 3 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.079% 0.43% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.45% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 13
Average daily rate £375 £369 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £33.05
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Oracle DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle DBA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -24 3 £375 -6.25%
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle Database
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (21.05%) Data Guard
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) Benchmarking
10 3 (15.79%) Unix
10 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
10 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (15.79%) High Availability
10 3 (15.79%) Change Control
10 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management

Oracle DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle Database
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.26%) DB2
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Benchmarking
4 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) E-business
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (21.05%) Data Guard
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) SmartStream