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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database Administrator
Rank 136 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle DBA 8 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.74% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.82% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £224 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £475 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £47.59
% change year-on-year
- +5.06%
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
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Manchester -15 7 £325 +34.02% 1
Cheshire - - - -
Oracle DBA
England

Oracle DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (28.57%) Solaris
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) IIS
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.14%) UNIX
8 1 (7.14%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.14%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) SOA
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) VMware