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 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 138 123 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 10 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.17% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
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£350 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £283 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £507 £440
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
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
3418 2788 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.13% 92.20% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1515 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 176 174
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.61 £42.50 £45.00
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 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 22 May 2015. 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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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
Cheshire -10 3 - - 1
Manchester -11 3 £350 -25.72% 4
Merseyside - 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 £341 -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle Database
3 10 (41.67%) UNIX
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (33.33%) AIX
5 8 (33.33%) Solaris
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (20.83%) Toad
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (12.50%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle Database
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (8.33%) MySQL
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.17%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Toad
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) UNIX
2 8 (33.33%) AIX
2 8 (33.33%) Solaris
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) ETL
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy