The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 119 98 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 16 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.79% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.84% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Average daily rate £250 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £331 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2910 2251 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.94% 93.36% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1074 1362
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 184 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.39 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Oracle DBA
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle DBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Oracle DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 14 £255 -23.88% 1
Cheshire - 1 £250 - 4
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 41 (97.62%) Oracle Database
3 31 (73.81%) UNIX
4 29 (69.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (50.00%) Linux
5 21 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (47.62%) Data Guard
7 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (33.33%) Windows
9 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 12 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
10 12 (28.57%) Solaris
11 11 (26.19%) Oracle Applications
12 10 (23.81%) E-business
13 9 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
14 8 (19.05%) Oracle Discoverer
14 8 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
14 8 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
14 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
15 7 (16.67%) SQL
15 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
16 6 (14.29%) Finance
17 5 (11.90%) HP
18 4 (9.52%) Internet
18 4 (9.52%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (2.38%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (97.62%) Oracle Database
2 29 (69.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) UNIX
2 21 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (33.33%) Windows
4 12 (28.57%) Solaris
5 4 (9.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) E-business
2 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) SOA
5 3 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 3 (7.14%) Database Security
6 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.76%) High Availability
6 2 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (2.38%) Information Management
7 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.38%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) R
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) OCP
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 20 (47.62%) Data Guard
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) IBM